Saitama is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 6,938,004 people, it is the 5th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Saitama gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Saitama is lead by Kiyoshi Uedaand is based in the prefecture capital of Saitama (Population: 1,193,350).
The most populous cities in Saitama are: Saitama (Population: 1,193,350), Yono (Population: 1,077,730), Kawaguchi (Population: 468,565), Tokorozawa (Population: 339,435), Kawagoe (Population: 337,931).
Saitama Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Saitama (Population: 1,193,350)|
|Head of Government||Kiyoshi Ueda|
|Total Area||3,767 sq km (1,454 sq miles)|
|Population Density||1,841.8 sq km (4,770.2 sq miles)|
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