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Prefecture of Akita, Japan

Location of prefecture of Akita on a map

Akita is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,189,215 people, it is the 35th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Akita gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Akita is lead by Norihisa Satakeand is based in the prefecture capital of Akita (Population: 325,837).

The most populous cities in Akita are: Akita Shi (Population: 325,837), Akita (Population: 320,069), Odate (Population: 64,543), Noshiromachi (Population: 51,079).

Akita Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_05
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Akita Shi (Population: 325,837)
Head of Government Norihisa Satake
Total Population 1,189,215
Total Area 11,612 sq km (4,483 sq miles)
Population Density 102.4 sq km (265.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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