Hyogo is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 5,550,742 people, it is the 8th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Hyogo gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Hyogo is lead by Toshizo Idoand is based in the prefecture capital of Kobe (Population: 1,528,478).
The most populous cities in Hyogo are: Kobe (Population: 1,528,478), Himeji (Population: 481,493), Nishinomiya-hama (Population: 468,925), Amagasaki (Population: 442,173), Akashi (Population: 297,279).
Hyogo Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Kobe (Population: 1,528,478)|
|Head of Government||Toshizo Ido|
|Total Area||8,392 sq km (3,240 sq miles)|
|Population Density||661.4 sq km (1,713.1 sq miles)|
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