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Prefecture of Nagano, Japan

Location of prefecture of Nagano on a map

Nagano is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,214,409 people, it is the 16th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Nagano gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Nagano is lead by Shuichi Abeand is based in the prefecture capital of Nagano (Population: 360,176).

The most populous cities in Nagano are: Nagano-shi (Population: 360,176), Matsumoto (Population: 210,667), Ueda (Population: 126,606), Iida (Population: 107,111), Saku (Population: 68,885).

Nagano Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_20
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Nagano-shi (Population: 360,176)
Head of Government Shuichi Abe
Total Population 2,214,409
Total Area 12,598 sq km (4,864 sq miles)
Population Density 175.8 sq km (455.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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