Castle (備中松山城 Bitchuu-Matsuyama-joo
) in Okayama prefecture is the highest castle above sea level in Japan
. It sits at 1,575 feet (480m), above the town of Takahashi (高梁).
Okayama prefecture (岡山県 Okayama-ken) is an area of Japan located in the Chugoku region of Honshu island, within the southerly San-yo area. Its population was 1,955,000 in 2006.
Okayama prefecture shares its name with its own capital city, Okayama (岡山市 Okayama-shi).