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Prefecture of Miyagi, Japan

Location of prefecture of Miyagi on a map

Miyagi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,365,204 people, it is the 15th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Miyagi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Miyagi is lead by Yoshihiro Muraiand is based in the prefecture capital of Sendai (Population: 1,063,103).

The most populous cities in Miyagi are: Sendai-shi (Population: 1,063,103), Sendai (Population: 1,063,103), Ishinomaki (Population: 117,233), Furukawa (Population: 76,312), Shiogama (Population: 59,526).

Miyagi Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_04
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Sendai-shi (Population: 1,063,103)
Head of Government Yoshihiro Murai
Total Population 2,365,204
Total Area 7,285 sq km (2,813 sq miles)
Population Density 324.7 sq km (840.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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