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Prefecture of Chiba, Japan

Location of prefecture of Chiba on a map

Chiba is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 5,926,349 people, it is the 6th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Chiba gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Chiba is lead by Kensaku Moritaand is based in the prefecture capital of Chiba (Population: 919,729).

The most populous cities in Chiba are: Chiba (Population: 919,729), Funabashi (Population: 560,743), Matsudo (Population: 470,277), Kashiwa (Population: 340,221), Ichihara (Population: 283,531).

Chiba Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_12
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Chiba (Population: 919,729)
Head of Government Kensaku Morita
Total Population 5,926,349
Total Area 5,156 sq km (1,991 sq miles)
Population Density 1,149.4 sq km (2,977.0 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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