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Prefecture of Yamanashi, Japan

Location of prefecture of Yamanashi on a map

Yamanashi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 888,170 people, it is the 41st largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Yamanashi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Yamanashi is lead by Hitoshi Gotoand is based in the prefecture capital of Kofu (Population: 190,000).

Yamanashi Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_19
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Kofu-shi (Population: 190,000)
Head of Government Hitoshi Goto
Total Population 888,170
Total Area 4,465 sq km (1,724 sq miles)
Population Density 198.9 sq km (515.2 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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