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Prefecture of Ibaraki, Japan

Location of prefecture of Ibaraki on a map

Ibaraki is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,985,424 people, it is the 11th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Ibaraki gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Ibaraki is lead by Masaru Hashimotoand is based in the prefecture capital of Mito (Population: 246,538).

The most populous cities in Ibaraki are: Mito-shi (Population: 246,538), Hitachi (Population: 186,307), Tsukuba (Population: 175,589), Hitachi-Naka (Population: 156,811), Katsuta (Population: 155,968).

Ibaraki Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_08
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Mito-shi (Population: 246,538)
Head of Government Masaru Hashimoto
Total Population 2,985,424
Total Area 6,096 sq km (2,354 sq miles)
Population Density 489.7 sq km (1,268.4 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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