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Prefecture of Miyazaki, Japan

Location of prefecture of Miyazaki on a map

Miyazaki is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,170,023 people, it is the 37th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Miyazaki gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Miyazaki is lead by Shunji Konoand is based in the prefecture capital of Miyazaki (Population: 311,203).

The most populous cities in Miyazaki are: Miyazaki-shi (Population: 311,203), Miyakonojo (Population: 130,994), Nobeoka (Population: 121,949).

Miyazaki Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_45
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Miyazaki-shi (Population: 311,203)
Head of Government Shunji Kono
Total Population 1,170,023
Total Area 6,685 sq km (2,581 sq miles)
Population Density 175.0 sq km (453.3 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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