Yamanashi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 888,170 people, it is the 41st largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Yamanashi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Yamanashi is lead by Hitoshi Gotoand is based in the prefecture capital of Kofu (Population: 190,000).
Yamanashi Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Kofu-shi (Population: 190,000)|
|Head of Government||Hitoshi Goto|
|Total Area||4,465 sq km (1,724 sq miles)|
|Population Density||198.9 sq km (515.2 sq miles)|