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Prefecture of Saga, Japan

Location of prefecture of Saga on a map

Saga is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 876,664 people, it is the 42nd largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Saga gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Saga is lead by Yoshinori Yamaguchiand is based in the prefecture capital of Saga (Population: 165,236).

The most populous cities in Saga are: Saga-shi (Population: 165,236), Karatsu (Population: 78,330), Tosu (Population: 63,595), Imaricho-ko (Population: 57,940).

Saga Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_41
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Saga-shi (Population: 165,236)
Head of Government Yoshinori Yamaguchi
Total Population 876,664
Total Area 2,439 sq km (942 sq miles)
Population Density 359.4 sq km (930.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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