Map symbols of Japan

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English: Map symbols of Japan
日本語: 日本の地図記号


Institutions[edit]

Offices[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (City Hall).svg City Hall 市役所 Nagoya City Hall (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map Symbol(State Agency).png State Agency 都道府県庁 Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Japanese Map symbol (Town or Village Office).svg Town office / Village office 町村役場 Koda Town Office (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Court of law).svg Court of law 裁判所 Supreme Court of Japan (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Fire station).svg Fire station 消防署 Nishi Hiroshima Firestation (Hiroshima, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Police station).svg Police station 警察署 Ukyo Police station (Kyoto, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Koban).svg Koban 交番 Kamearieki Kita-guchi Koban (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Health center).svg Public health center 保健所  ?
Japanese Map symbol (Post office).svg Post office 郵便局 Tokorozawa Post office (Saitama, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Meteorological observatory).svg Meteorological observatory 気象台 Hakodate Marine Observatory (Hokkaido, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (District Forest Office).svg District Forest Office 森林管理署  ?
Japanese Map symbol (Government or Municipal office).svg Government or Municipal office 官公署 Public office building of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of Japan and The Japan Coast Guard (Tokyo, Japan)

Educations[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Nursery school 保育所  ?
Kindergarten 幼稚園  ?
Japanese Map symbol (Elementary or Junior high school).svg Elementary school / Junior high school 小中学校 Kota Junior High School (Aichi,Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (High school).svg High school 高等学校 Kozakai High School (Aichi,Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Junior college).svg Junior college 短期大学 Okazaki Women's Junior College (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Technical college).svg Technical college 専門大学 Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (University).svg University 大学 Tokyo University (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Museum).svg Museum 博物館 Kobe City Museum (Hyogo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Library).svg Library 図書館 National Diet Library Japan (Tokyo, Japan)

Religions[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Shrine).svg Shrine 神社 Fushimi Inari Taisha (Kyoto, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Temple).svg Temple 寺院 Horyu temple (Nara, Japan)

Others[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Factory).svg Factory 工場 Hitachi, Ltd. Toyokawa Factory  (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Hospital).svg Hospital 病院 Toyokawa City Hospital (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (the Self-Defense Forces).svg Japan Self-Defense Forces 自衛隊 JGSDF Central force head office in Itami, Japan
Japanese Map symbol (Oil or Gas well).svg Oil or Gas well 油井・ガス井
Japanese Map symbol (Power plant).svg Power plant 発電所 Ikata Nuclear Power Station (Ehime, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Home for the aged).svg Home for the aged 老人ホーム ?

Landmarks[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Castle).svg Castle 城跡 Himeji Castle (Hyogo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Chimney).svg Chimney 煙突 Gelsenkirchen Kraftwerk Scholven.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Crater or Fumarole).svg Crater or Fumarole 噴火口・噴気口 Mt. Aso (Kumamoto, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Electric wave tower).svg Electric wave tower 電波塔 KDDI Ibaraki Earth Station (Ibaraki, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (High Tower).svg High Tower 高塔 Tokyo Tower  (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Historical site-Place of scenic beauty-Natural monument-Protected animal plant).svg Historical site-Place of scenic beauty-Natural monument-Protected animal plant 史跡・名勝・天然記念物 Daisen-Kofun  (Osaka, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Monument).svg Monument 記念碑
Japanese Map symbol (Windmill).svg Windmill 風車 Iyama (Aichi, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Lighthouse).svg Lighthouse 灯台 Anorizaki Lighthouse (Mie, Japan)

Places[edit]

Woods[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Broadleaf trees).svg Broadleaf trees 広葉樹林 Kamikochi (Nagano, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Coniferous trees).svg Coniferous trees 針葉樹林 Ohyama (Kanagawa, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Palm trees).svg Palm trees ヤシ科樹林 Datiles en San Juan.JPG
Japanese Map symbol (Bamboo grove).svg Bamboo grove 竹林 Bamboo maze (Kyoto, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Siberian Dwarf Pines).svg Siberian Dwarf Pines ハイマツ地 (Hokkaido, Japan)

Fields[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Field).svg Field Planche Lactuca sativa.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Rice field).svg Rice field 水田
Japanese Map symbol (Orchard).svg Orchard 果樹園 Diospyros kaki1.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Tea plantation).svg Tea plantation 茶畑 Sri Lanka Teeplantage.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Mulberry field).svg Mulberry field 桑畑 MorusAlba.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Other Tree plantation).svg Other Tree plantation その他の樹木畑 Camellia japonica flowers.jpg

Others[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Barren land).svg Barren land 荒地 Goldenrod.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Graveyard).svg Graveyard 墓地 (Tokyo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Mine).svg Mine 採鉱地 (Okayama, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Pithead).svg Pithead 坑口(洞口) (Okayama, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Quarry).svg Quarry 採石場 (Hokkaido, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Spa).svg Spa, Hot Spring 温泉 Jigokudani Hotspring (Nagano, Japan)

Water[edit]

Ports[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Important port).svg Important port 重要港 Kobe Port (Hyogo, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Local port).svg Local port 地方港 Tonosho Port (Kagawa, Japan)
Japanese Map symbol (Fishing port).svg Fishing port 漁港 Kamijima Port (Mie, Japan)

Ferry[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Car Ferry).svg Car Ferry 渡船(フェリー) Ritsurin2 02s3400.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Other Ferry).svg Ferry 渡船(その他の旅客船) Wakato ferry.jpg

Points[edit]

Symbols English 日本語 Example
Japanese Map symbol (Standard point).svg Standard point 水準点 基準水準点・基21号-2.JPG
Japanese Map symbol (Electronic Datum point).svg Electronic Datum point 電子基準点 GEONET Komatsu.jpg
Japanese Map symbol (Triangulation point).svg Triangulation point 三角点 1 tou sankakuen.jpg