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Prefecture of Hyogo, Japan

Location of prefecture of Hyogo on a map

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

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_28
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Kobe (Population: 1,528,478)
Head of Government Toshizo Ido
Total Population 5,550,742
Total Area 8,392 sq km (3,240 sq miles)
Population Density 661.4 sq km (1,713.1 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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