Wakayama is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,069,839 people, it is the 39th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Wakayama gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Wakayama is lead by Yoshinobu Nisakaand is based in the prefecture capital of Wakayama (Population: 351,000).
Wakayama Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Wakayama-shi (Population: 351,000)|
|Head of Government||Yoshinobu Nisaka|
|Total Area||4,726 sq km (1,825 sq miles)|
|Population Density||226.4 sq km (586.3 sq miles)|