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Prefecture of Okayama, Japan

Location of prefecture of Okayama on a map

Okayama is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,950,656 people, it is the 21st largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Okayama gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Okayama is lead by Ryuta Ibaragiand is based in the prefecture capital of Okayama (Population: 639,652).

The most populous cities in Okayama are: Okayama-shi (Population: 639,652), Kurashiki (Population: 437,581), Tsuyama (Population: 89,717), Tamano (Population: 67,786), Kasaoka (Population: 58,461).

Okayama Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_33
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Okayama-shi (Population: 639,652)
Head of Government Ryuta Ibaragi
Total Population 1,950,656
Total Area 7,009 sq km (2,706 sq miles)
Population Density 278.3 sq km (720.8 sq miles)
This page was last modified on July 24, 2015.

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