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Prefecture of Tochigi, Japan

Location of prefecture of Tochigi on a map

Tochigi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,004,787 people, it is the 20th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Tochigi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Tochigi is lead by Tomikazu Fukudaand is based in the prefecture capital of Utsunomiya (Population: 449,865).

The most populous cities in Tochigi are: Utsunomiya-shi (Population: 449,865), Oyama (Population: 159,936), Ashikaga (Population: 159,671), Kanuma (Population: 94,903), Sano (Population: 82,535).

Tochigi Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_09
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Utsunomiya-shi (Population: 449,865)
Head of Government Tomikazu Fukuda
Total Population 2,004,787
Total Area 6,408 sq km (2,474 sq miles)
Population Density 312.9 sq km (810.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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