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Prefecture of Aomori, Japan

Location of prefecture of Aomori on a map

Aomori is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,475,635 people, it is the 28th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Aomori gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Aomori is lead by Shingo Mimuraand is based in the prefecture capital of Aomori (Population: 298,394).

The most populous cities in Aomori are: Aomori Shi (Population: 298,394), Hachinohe (Population: 239,046), Hirosaki (Population: 174,972).

Aomori Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_02
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Aomori Shi (Population: 298,394)
Head of Government Shingo Mimura
Total Population 1,475,635
Total Area 9,606 sq km (3,709 sq miles)
Population Density 153.6 sq km (397.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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