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Prefecture of Kagoshima, Japan

Location of prefecture of Kagoshima on a map

Kagoshima is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,786,214 people, it is the 24th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Kagoshima gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Kagoshima is lead by Yuichiro Itoand is based in the prefecture capital of Kagoshima (Population: 555,352).

The most populous cities in Kagoshima are: Kagoshima-shi (Population: 555,352), Kanoya (Population: 82,335), Satsumasendai (Population: 73,132), Kokubu-matsuki (Population: 57,896).

Kagoshima Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_46
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Kagoshima-shi (Population: 555,352)
Head of Government Yuichiro Ito
Total Population 1,786,214
Total Area 9,132 sq km (3,526 sq miles)
Population Density 195.6 sq km (506.6 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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