Okinawa is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,318,281 people, it is the 32nd largest division in Japan in terms of population.
Okinawa gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Okinawa is lead by Takeshi Onagaand is based in the prefecture capital of Naha (Population: 300,795).
Okinawa Prefecture - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1868|
|Capital||Naha-shi (Population: 300,795)|
|Head of Government||Takeshi Onaga|
|Total Area||2,271 sq km (877 sq miles)|
|Population Density||580.5 sq km (1,503.4 sq miles)|