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Prefecture of Kagawa, Japan

Location of prefecture of Kagawa on a map

Kagawa is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,022,843 people, it is the 40th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Kagawa gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Kagawa is lead by Keizo Hamadaand is based in the prefecture capital of Takamatsu (Population: 334,223).

The most populous cities in Kagawa are: Takamatsu-shi (Population: 334,223), Marugame (Population: 82,090), Sakaidecho (Population: 57,090).

Kagawa Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_37
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Takamatsu-shi (Population: 334,223)
Head of Government Keizo Hamada
Total Population 1,022,843
Total Area 1,862 sq km (719 sq miles)
Population Density 549.3 sq km (1,422.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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