Hiroshima is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 2,878,949 people, it is the 12th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Hiroshima gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Hiroshima is lead by Hidehiko Yuzakiand is based in the prefecture capital of Hiroshima (Population: 1,143,841).
The most populous cities in Hiroshima are: Hiroshima-shi (Population: 1,143,841), Fukuyama (Population: 383,298), Kure (Population: 196,624), Onomichi (Population: 90,936), Mihara (Population: 80,387).
Hiroshima Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Hiroshima-shi (Population: 1,143,841)|
|Head of Government||Hidehiko Yuzaki|
|Total Area||8,477 sq km (3,273 sq miles)|
|Population Density||339.6 sq km (879.6 sq miles)|