Prefecture of Shizuoka, Japan
Shizuoka is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 3,767,427 people, it is the 10th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Shizuoka gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Shizuoka is lead by Heita Kawakatsuand is based in the prefecture capital of Shizuoka (Population: 701,561).
The most populous cities in Shizuoka are: Shizuoka-shi (Population: 701,561), Hamamatsu (Population: 605,098), Fuji (Population: 240,014), Numazu (Population: 204,318), Fujieda (Population: 132,859).
Shizuoka Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Shizuoka-shi (Population: 701,561)|
|Head of Government||Heita Kawakatsu|
|Total Area||7,329 sq km (2,830 sq miles)|
|Population Density||514.0 sq km (1,331.4 sq miles)|
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.