Fukuoka is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 5,015,666 people, it is the 9th largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Fukuoka gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Fukuoka is lead by Hiroshi Ogawaand is based in the prefecture capital of Fukuoka (Population: 1,392,289).
The most populous cities in Fukuoka are: Fukuoka-shi (Population: 1,392,289), Kitakyushu (Population: 997,536), Kurume (Population: 238,197), Omuta (Population: 131,974), Chikushino-shi (Population: 100,353).
Fukuoka Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Fukuoka-shi (Population: 1,392,289)|
|Head of Government||Hiroshi Ogawa|
|Total Area||4,971 sq km (1,919 sq miles)|
|Population Density||1,009.0 sq km (2,613.3 sq miles)|
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