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Prefecture of Fukushima, Japan

Location of prefecture of Fukushima on a map

Fukushima is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,126,998 people, it is the 17th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Fukushima gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Fukushima is lead by Masao Uchiboriand is based in the prefecture capital of Fukushima (Population: 294,237).

The most populous cities in Fukushima are: Iwaki (Population: 357,309), Koriyama (Population: 340,560), Fukushima-shi (Population: 294,237), Sukagawa (Population: 68,790).

Fukushima Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_07
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Fukushima-shi (Population: 294,237)
Head of Government Masao Uchibori
Total Population 2,126,998
Total Area 13,783 sq km (5,322 sq miles)
Population Density 154.3 sq km (399.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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