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Prefecture of Ehime, Japan

Location of prefecture of Ehime on a map

Ehime is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,493,126 people, it is the 27th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Ehime gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Ehime is lead by Tokihiro Nakamuraand is based in the prefecture capital of Matsuyama (Population: 443,322).

The most populous cities in Ehime are: Matsuyama (Population: 443,322), Niihama (Population: 123,059), Uwajima (Population: 58,971), Saijo (Population: 58,823).

Ehime Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_38
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Matsuyama (Population: 443,322)
Head of Government Tokihiro Nakamura
Total Population 1,493,126
Total Area 5,676 sq km (2,192 sq miles)
Population Density 263.1 sq km (681.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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