Iwate is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,416,198 people, it is the 30th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Iwate gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Iwate is lead by Takuya Tassoand is based in the prefecture capital of Morioka (Population: 295,172).
Iwate Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Morioka-shi (Population: 295,172)|
|Head of Government||Takuya Tasso|
|Total Area||15,279 sq km (5,899 sq miles)|
|Population Density||92.7 sq km (240.1 sq miles)|