Shimane is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 761,499 people, it is the 46th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Shimane gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Shimane is lead by Zenbee Mizoguchiand is based in the prefecture capital of Matsue (Population: 156,811).
Shimane Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Matsue-shi (Population: 156,811)|
|Head of Government||Zenbee Mizoguchi|
|Total Area||6,707 sq km (2,590 sq miles)|
|Population Density||113.5 sq km (294.1 sq miles)|