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Prefecture of Fukui, Japan

Location of prefecture of Fukui on a map

Fukui is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 828,960 people, it is the 43rd largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Fukui gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Fukui is lead by Issei Nishikawaand is based in the prefecture capital of Fukui (Population: 248,707).

The most populous cities in Fukui are: Fukui-shi (Population: 248,707), Takefu (Population: 75,753), Tsuruga (Population: 68,482), Sabae (Population: 66,291).

Fukui Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_18
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Fukui-shi (Population: 248,707)
Head of Government Issei Nishikawa
Total Population 828,960
Total Area 4,189 sq km (1,617 sq miles)
Population Density 197.9 sq km (512.5 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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