Prefecture of Yamagata, Japan
Yamagata is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,244,040 people, it is the 33rd largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Yamagata gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Yamagata is lead by Mieko Yoshimuraand is based in the prefecture capital of Yamagata (Population: 254,538).
The most populous cities in Yamagata are: Yamagata-shi (Population: 254,538), Sakata (Population: 100,446), Tsuruoka (Population: 99,820), Yonezawa (Population: 94,486), Tendo (Population: 65,393).
Yamagata Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Yamagata-shi (Population: 254,538)|
|Head of Government||Mieko Yoshimura|
|Total Area||9,323 sq km (3,600 sq miles)|
|Population Density||133.4 sq km (345.6 sq miles)|
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.