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Prefecture of Oita, Japan

Location of prefecture of Oita on a map

Oita is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,221,128 people, it is the 34th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Oita gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Oita is lead by Katsusada Hiroseand is based in the prefecture capital of Oita (Population: 448,907).

The most populous cities in Oita are: Oita (Population: 448,907), Beppu (Population: 125,065), Tsurusaki (Population: 76,968), Hita (Population: 61,481).

Oita Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_44
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Oita (Population: 448,907)
Head of Government Katsusada Hirose
Total Population 1,221,128
Total Area 5,804 sq km (2,241 sq miles)
Population Density 210.4 sq km (544.9 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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