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The 3rd Division is one of nine active divisions of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. The division is subordinated to the Central Army and is headquartered in Itami, Hyōgo. Its responsibility is the defense of the Hyōgo, Kyōto, Nara, Ōsaka, Shiga and Wakayama prefectures.
The division was raised on 18 January 1962.