Shiga is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,342,811 people, it is the 31st largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Shiga gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Shiga is lead by Mikazuki Taizoand is based in the prefecture capital of Otsu (Population: 298,164).
Shiga Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Otsu-shi (Population: 298,164)|
|Head of Government||Mikazuki Taizo|
|Total Area||4,017 sq km (1,551 sq miles)|
|Population Density||334.3 sq km (865.8 sq miles)|
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