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Prefecture of Kochi, Japan

Location of prefecture of Kochi on a map

Kochi is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 813,980 people, it is the 45th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Kochi gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Kochi is lead by Masanao Ozakiand is based in the prefecture capital of Kochi (Population: 335,570).

Kochi Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_39
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Kochi-shi (Population: 335,570)
Head of Government Masanao Ozaki
Total Population 813,980
Total Area 7,105 sq km (2,743 sq miles)
Population Density 114.6 sq km (296.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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