Yamaguchi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,528,107 people, it is the 25th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Yamaguchi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Yamaguchi is lead by Tsugumasa Muraokaand is based in the prefecture capital of Yamaguchi (Population: 145,515).
The most populous cities in Yamaguchi are: Shimonoseki (Population: 245,786), Ube (Population: 173,733), Yamaguchi-shi (Population: 145,515), Hofu (Population: 116,925), Iwakuni (Population: 104,004).
Yamaguchi Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Yamaguchi-shi (Population: 145,515)|
|Head of Government||Tsugumasa Muraoka|
|Total Area||6,111 sq km (2,359 sq miles)|
|Population Density||250.1 sq km (647.6 sq miles)|
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