Tokyo is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 12,059,237 people, it is the 1st largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Tokyo gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Tokyo is lead by Yoichi Masuzoeand is based in the prefecture capital of Tokyo (Population: 8,336,599).
The most populous cities in Tokyo are: Tokyo (Population: 8,336,599), Hachioji (Population: 579,399), Machida (Population: 399,969), Chofugaoka (Population: 212,977), Nishi-Tokyo-shi (Population: 195,164).
Tokyo Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Tokyo (Population: 8,336,599)|
|Head of Government||Yoichi Masuzoe|
|Total Area||2,187 sq km (844 sq miles)|
|Population Density||5,514.1 sq km (14,281.3 sq miles)|
Trending on WorldAtlas
The Most Dangerous Cities in the World
The Largest Countries in the World
29 Largest Armies In The World
The 10 Largest Cities in the World
The 10 Smallest Countries In The World
The Poorest Countries In The World
The Most Popular Sports in the World
10 States With The Largest African-American Populations
What is The Commonwealth?