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Prefecture of Toyama, Japan

Location of prefecture of Toyama on a map

Toyama is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,120,843 people, it is the 38th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Toyama gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Toyama is lead by Takakazu Ishiiand is based in the prefecture capital of Toyama (Population: 325,532).

The most populous cities in Toyama are: Toyama-shi (Population: 325,532), Takaoka (Population: 170,077), Nanto-shi (Population: 55,315), Himi (Population: 54,510).

Toyama Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_16
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Toyama-shi (Population: 325,532)
Head of Government Takakazu Ishii
Total Population 1,120,843
Total Area 4,247 sq km (1,640 sq miles)
Population Density 263.9 sq km (683.5 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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