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Prefecture of Shizuoka, Japan

Location of prefecture of Shizuoka on a map

Shizuoka is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 3,767,427 people, it is the 10th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Shizuoka gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Shizuoka is lead by Heita Kawakatsuand is based in the prefecture capital of Shizuoka (Population: 701,561).

The most populous cities in Shizuoka are: Shizuoka-shi (Population: 701,561), Hamamatsu (Population: 605,098), Fuji (Population: 240,014), Numazu (Population: 204,318), Fujieda (Population: 132,859).

Shizuoka Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_22
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Shizuoka-shi (Population: 701,561)
Head of Government Heita Kawakatsu
Total Population 3,767,427
Total Area 7,329 sq km (2,830 sq miles)
Population Density 514.0 sq km (1,331.4 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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