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Prefecture of Kumamoto, Japan

Location of prefecture of Kumamoto on a map

Kumamoto is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,859,451 people, it is the 22nd largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Kumamoto gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Kumamoto is lead by Ikuo Kabashimaand is based in the prefecture capital of Kumamoto (Population: 680,423).

The most populous cities in Kumamoto are: Kumamoto (Population: 680,423), Yatsushiro (Population: 104,341).

Kumamoto Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_43
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Kumamoto (Population: 680,423)
Head of Government Ikuo Kabashima
Total Population 1,859,451
Total Area 6,908 sq km (2,667 sq miles)
Population Density 269.2 sq km (697.2 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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