Kanagawa is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 8,489,932 people, it is the 3rd largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Kanagawa gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Kanagawa is lead by Yuji Kuroiwaand is based in the prefecture capital of Yokohama (Population: 3,574,443).
The most populous cities in Kanagawa are: Yokohama (Population: 3,574,443), Kawasaki (Population: 1,306,785), Yokosuka (Population: 428,992), Fujisawa (Population: 394,624), Hiratsuka (Population: 259,052).
Kanagawa Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Yokohama (Population: 3,574,443)|
|Head of Government||Yuji Kuroiwa|
|Total Area||2,415 sq km (932 sq miles)|
|Population Density||3,515.5 sq km (9,105.1 sq miles)|