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Prefecture of Tokyo, Japan

Location of prefecture of Tokyo on a map

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

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_13
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Tokyo (Population: 8,336,599)
Head of Government Yoichi Masuzoe
Total Population 12,059,237
Total Area 2,187 sq km (844 sq miles)
Population Density 5,514.1 sq km (14,281.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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