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Prefecture of Gunma, Japan

Location of prefecture of Gunma on a map

Gunma is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,024,820 people, it is the 19th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Gunma gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Gunma is lead by Masaaki osawaand is based in the prefecture capital of Maebashi (Population: 282,711).

The most populous cities in Gunma are: Maebashi-shi (Population: 282,711), Takasaki (Population: 240,857), Ota (Population: 152,104), Isesaki (Population: 130,692), Kiryu (Population: 110,219).

Gunma Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_10
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Maebashi-shi (Population: 282,711)
Head of Government Masaaki osawa
Total Population 2,024,820
Total Area 6,363 sq km (2,457 sq miles)
Population Density 318.2 sq km (824.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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