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)|