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Prefecture of Nagasaki, Japan

Location of prefecture of Nagasaki on a map

Nagasaki is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,516,536 people, it is the 26th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Nagasaki gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Nagasaki is lead by Hodo Nakamuraand is based in the prefecture capital of Nagasaki (Population: 410,204).

The most populous cities in Nagasaki are: Nagasaki-shi (Population: 410,204), Sasebo (Population: 237,444), Isahaya (Population: 97,371), Omura (Population: 89,918).

Nagasaki Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_42
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Nagasaki-shi (Population: 410,204)
Head of Government Hodo Nakamura
Total Population 1,516,536
Total Area 4,093 sq km (1,580 sq miles)
Population Density 370.5 sq km (959.6 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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