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The prefectures of Japan and all cities of more than 150,000 inhabitants.

Prefectures

NameAbbr.StatusNativeCapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
Cf 1985-10-01
Population
Cf 1990-10-01
Population
Cf 1995-10-01
Population
Cf 2000-10-01
Population
Cf 2005-10-01
Population
Cf 2010-10-01
Population
E 2013-10-01
JapanJPN  Tōkyō372,910121,048,923123,611,167125,570,246126,925,843127,767,994128,057,352127,293,575
Aichi23Pre愛知県Nagoya5,1656,455,1726,690,6036,868,3367,043,3007,254,7047,410,7197,434,996516500
Akita05Pre秋田県Akita11,6361,254,0321,227,4781,213,6671,189,2791,145,5011,085,9971,050,2441163600
Aomori02Pre青森県Aomori9,6441,524,4481,482,8731,481,6631,475,7281,436,6571,373,3391,336,155964400
Chiba12Pre千葉県Chiba5,1575,148,1635,555,4295,797,7825,926,2856,056,4626,216,2896,193,007515700
Ehime38Pre愛媛県Matsuyama5,6781,529,9831,515,0251,506,7001,493,0921,467,8151,431,4931,405,051567800
Fukui18Pre福井県Fukui4,190817,633823,585826,996828,944821,592806,314794,492419000
Fukuoka40Pre福岡県Fukuoka4,9774,719,2594,811,0504,933,3935,015,6995,049,9085,071,9685,090,712497700
Fukushima07Pre福島県Fukushima13,7832,080,3042,104,0582,133,5922,126,9352,091,3192,029,0641,947,5801378300
Gifu21Pre岐阜県Gifu10,6212,028,5362,066,5692,100,3152,107,7002,107,2262,080,7732,053,2861062100
Gumma (Gunma)10Pre群馬県Maebashi6,3631,921,2591,966,2652,003,5402,024,8522,023,9962,008,0681,984,334636300
Hiroshima34Pre広島県Hiroshima8,4792,819,2002,849,8472,881,7482,878,9152,876,6422,860,7502,840,211847900
Hokkaidō {Hokkaido}01Pre北海道Sapporo78,4215,679,4395,643,6475,692,3215,683,0625,627,7375,506,4195,430,9097842100
Hyōgo {Hyogo}28Pre兵庫県Kōbe8,3965,278,0505,405,0405,401,8775,550,5745,590,6015,588,1335,556,788839600
Ibaraki08Pre茨城県Mito6,0962,725,0052,845,3822,955,5302,985,6762,975,1672,969,7702,933,381609600
Ishikawa17Pre石川県Kanazawa4,1861,152,3251,164,6281,180,0681,180,9771,174,0261,169,7881,159,015418600
Iwate03Pre岩手県Morioka15,2791,433,6111,416,9281,419,5051,416,1801,385,0411,330,1471,294,4531527900
Kagawa37Pre香川県Takamatsu1,8771,022,5691,023,4121,027,0061,022,8901,012,400995,842985,387187700
Kagoshima46Pre鹿児島県Kagoshima9,1891,819,2701,797,8241,794,2241,786,1941,753,1791,706,2421,679,848918900
Kanagawa14Pre神奈川県Yokohama2,4167,431,9747,980,3918,245,9038,489,9748,791,5879,048,3319,081,742241600
Kōchi {Kochi}39Pre高知県Kōchi7,105839,784825,034816,704813,949796,292764,456745,070710500
Kumamoto43Pre熊本県Kumamoto7,4061,837,7471,840,3261,859,7931,859,3441,842,2331,817,4261,801,495740600
Kyōto {Kyoto}26Pre京都府Kyōto4,6132,586,5742,602,4602,629,5922,644,3912,647,6602,636,0922,620,210461300
Mie24Pre三重県Tsu5,7771,747,3111,792,5141,841,3581,857,3391,866,9631,854,7241,829,063577700
Miyagi04Pre宮城県Sendai7,2862,176,2952,248,5582,328,7392,365,3202,360,2182,348,1652,328,143728600
Miyazaki45Pre宮崎県Miyazaki7,7351,175,5431,168,9071,175,8191,170,0071,153,0421,135,2331,120,450773500
Nagano20Pre長野県Nagano13,5622,136,9272,156,6272,193,9842,215,1682,196,1142,152,4492,120,0761356200
Nagasaki42Pre長崎県Nagasaki4,1051,593,9681,562,9591,544,9341,516,5231,478,6321,426,7791,396,461410500
Nara29Pre奈良県Nara3,6911,304,8661,375,4811,430,8621,442,7951,421,3101,400,7281,383,549369100
Niigata15Pre新潟県Niigata12,5842,478,4702,474,5832,488,3642,475,7332,431,4592,374,4502,330,7971258400
Ōita {Oita}44Pre大分県Ōita6,3401,250,2141,236,9421,231,3061,221,1401,209,5711,196,5291,178,775634000
Okayama33Pre岡山県Okayama7,1131,916,9061,925,8771,950,7501,950,8281,957,2641,945,2761,930,446711300
Okinawa47Pre沖縄県Okinawa2,2761,179,0971,222,3981,273,4401,318,2201,361,5941,392,8181,416,587227600
Ōsaka {Osaka}27Pre大阪府Ōsaka1,8988,668,0958,734,5168,797,2688,805,0818,817,1668,865,2458,860,280189800
Saga41Pre佐賀県Saga2,440880,013877,851884,316876,654866,369849,788839,615244000
Saitama11Pre埼玉県Saitama3,7975,863,6786,405,3196,759,3116,938,0067,054,3827,194,5567,221,806379700
Shiga25Pre滋賀県Ōtsu4,0171,155,8441,222,4111,287,0051,342,8321,380,3611,410,7771,416,952401700
Shimane32Pre島根県Matsue6,708794,629781,021771,441761,503742,223717,397702,237670800
Shizuoka22Pre静岡県Shizuoka7,7803,574,6923,670,8403,737,6893,767,3933,792,3773,765,0073,715,901778000
Tochigi09Pre栃木県Utsunomiya6,4081,866,0661,935,1681,984,3902,004,8172,016,6312,007,6831,987,119640800
Tokushima36Pre徳島県Tokushima4,147834,889831,598832,427824,108809,950785,491769,844414700
Tōkyō {Tokyo}13Pre東京都Tōkyō2,18811,829,36311,855,56311,773,60212,064,10112,576,61113,159,38813,286,735218800
Tottori31Pre鳥取県Tottori3,507616,024615,722614,929613,289607,012588,667577,642350700
Toyama16Pre富山県Toyama4,2481,118,3691,120,1611,123,1251,120,8511,111,7291,093,2471,076,158424800
Wakayama30Pre和歌山県Wakayama4,7261,087,2061,074,3251,080,4351,069,9121,035,9691,002,198979,354472600
Yamagata06Pre山形県Yamagata9,3231,261,6621,258,3901,256,9581,244,1471,216,1811,168,9241,141,260932300
Yamaguchi35Pre山口県Yamaguchi6,1141,601,6271,572,6161,555,5431,527,9641,492,6061,451,3381,420,003611400
Yamanashi19Pre山梨県Kōfu4,465832,832852,966881,996888,172884,515863,075845,956446500

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
M E 2013-10-01
1Tōkyō139,059,903
2Yokohama143,702,551
3Ōsaka272,683,487
4Nagoya232,271,380
5Sapporo011,936,460
6Kōbe281,539,751
7Fukuoka401,506,313
8Kyōto261,470,742
9Kawasaki141,448,196
10Saitama111,243,436
11Hiroshima341,183,156
12Sendai041,068,511

Contents: Cities

NameStatusNativeAdm.Population
M Cf 1995-10-01
Population
M Cf 2000-10-01
Population
M Cf 2005-10-01
Population
M Cf 2010-10-01
Population
M E 2013-10-01
Area
AgeoCity上尾市11206,090212,947220,232223,926224,9684555
AkashiCity明石市28287,606293,117291,027290,959290,9094925
AkitaCity秋田市05331,597336,646333,109323,600320,15490567
AmagasakiCity尼崎市28488,586466,187462,647453,748449,2584997
Anjō {Anjo}City安城市23149,464158,824170,250178,691181,5048601
AomoriCity青森市02314,917318,732311,386299,520293,21982454
AsahikawaCity旭川市01360,568359,536355,004347,095342,59074760
AshikagaCity足利市09165,828163,140159,756154,530151,15217782
AtsugiCity厚木市14208,627217,369222,403224,420224,9549383
ChibaCity千葉市12856,878887,164924,319961,749964,05527208
ChigasakiCity茅ヶ崎市14212,874220,809228,420235,081237,0653571
Chōfu {Chofu}City調布市13198,574204,759216,119223,593226,1782153
Fuchū {Fuchu}City府中市13216,211226,769245,623255,506257,6402934
FujiCity富士市22246,985251,559253,297254,027251,77724502
FujisawaCity藤沢市14368,651379,185396,014409,657418,2696951
FukuiCity福井市18272,970269,557269,144266,796265,45053619
FukuokaCity福岡市401,284,8361,341,4701,401,2791,463,7431,506,31334132
FukushimaCity福島市07292,696297,894297,357292,590283,33076774
FukuyamaCity福山市34453,791456,908459,087461,357461,99351811
FunabashiCity船橋市12540,817550,074569,835609,040614,6578564
GifuCity岐阜市21418,574415,085413,367413,136410,41020289
HachinoheCity八戸市02249,358248,608244,700237,615234,12430540
Hachiōji {Hachioji}City八王子市13503,363536,046560,012580,053580,69518631
HadanoCity秦野市14164,722168,142168,317170,145169,49010361
HakodateCity函館市01318,308305,311294,264279,127271,42467793
HamamatsuCity浜松市22766,832786,306804,032800,866793,437155804
HigashihiroshimaCity東広島市34165,153175,346184,430190,135190,25363532
HigashimurayamaCity東村山市13135,112142,290144,929153,557152,5751717
Higashiōsaka {Higashiosaka}City東大阪市27517,232515,094513,821509,533506,2306181
HimejiCity姫路市28527,854534,969536,232536,270535,78353444
HinoCity日野市13166,537167,942176,538180,052181,7002753
HirakataCity枚方市27400,144402,563404,044407,978405,9716508
HiratsukaCity平塚市14253,822254,633258,958260,780258,2526780
HirosakiCity弘前市02194,197193,217189,043183,473179,83152412
HiroshimaCity広島市341,117,1171,134,1341,154,3911,173,8431,183,15690541
HitachiCity日立市08212,304206,589199,218193,129187,50322555
Hitachinaka (Katsuta)Cityひたちなか市08146,750151,673153,639157,060156,9649907
IbarakiCity茨木市27258,233260,648267,961274,822278,0777652
IchiharaCity市原市12277,061278,218280,255280,416277,47636820
IchikawaCity市川市12440,555448,642466,608473,919469,5235749
IchinomiyaCity一宮市23353,999362,726371,687378,566379,05511391
ImabariCity今治市38185,435180,627173,983166,532161,63241989
IsesakiCity伊勢崎市10184,420194,393202,447207,221208,00813933
ItamiCity伊丹市28188,431192,159192,250196,127197,6382497
IwakiCityいわき市07360,598360,138354,492342,249327,856123135
IwataCity磐田市22162,667166,002170,899168,625165,30616408
IzumiCity和泉市27157,300172,974177,856184,988185,7848498
IzumoCity出雲市32172,001173,776173,751171,485170,55562412
Jōetsu {Joetsu}City上越市15212,060211,870208,082203,899199,41097361
KagoshimaCity鹿児島市46594,430601,693604,367605,846607,59854706
KakogawaCity加古川市28260,567266,170267,100266,937268,05313851
KamakuraCity鎌倉市14170,329167,583171,158174,314173,5233960
KanazawaCity金沢市17453,975456,438454,607462,361463,77246777
KashiwaCity柏市12362,880373,778380,963404,012406,39511490
KasugaiCity春日井市23277,589287,623295,802305,569307,4959271
KasukabeCity春日部市11238,598240,924238,506237,171235,5386598
KawagoeCity川越市11323,353330,766333,795342,670348,79610916
KawaguchiCity川口市11504,618514,545538,434561,506566,0066197
KawanishiCity川西市28144,539153,762157,668156,423156,0565344
KawasakiCity川崎市141,202,8201,249,9051,327,0111,425,5121,448,19614270
KishiwadaCity岸和田市27194,818200,104201,047199,234197,3797232
Kitakyūshū [Kitakyushu] {Kitakyushu}City北九州市401,019,5981,011,471993,525976,846968,12248789
Kōbe {Kobe}City神戸市281,423,7921,493,3981,525,3931,544,2001,539,75155266
Kōchi {Kochi}City高知市39339,864348,979348,990343,393340,56230922
KodairaCity小平市13172,946178,623183,796187,035189,0872046
Kōfu {Kofu}City甲府市19206,840202,120200,096198,992195,48121241
Kōriyama {Koriyama}City郡山市07326,833334,824338,834338,712328,10975706
KoshigayaCity越谷市11298,253308,307315,792326,313330,5526031
KukiCity久喜市11151,756154,292154,684154,310152,8618240
KumagayaCity熊谷市11205,605206,446204,675203,180200,29515988
KumamotoCity熊本市43708,097720,816727,978734,474739,54138953
KurashikiCity倉敷市33453,618460,869469,377475,513478,47735472
KureCity呉市34270,179259,224251,003239,973232,10435384
KurumeCity久留米市40302,741304,884306,434302,402302,46122984
KushiroCity釧路市01209,680201,566190,478181,169175,993136275
Kyōto {Kyoto}City京都市261,470,9021,474,4711,474,8111,474,0151,470,74282790
MachidaCity町田市13360,522377,494405,544426,987428,7287163
MaebashiCity前橋市10338,845341,738340,904340,291336,40231164
MatsudoCity松戸市12461,503464,841472,579484,457480,2276133
MatsueCity松江市32206,718211,564210,796208,613207,00857299
MatsumotoCity松本市20239,539243,465242,541243,037242,87097877
MatsusakaCity松阪市24163,131164,504168,973168,017166,79562377
MatsuyamaCity松山市38497,203508,266514,937517,231516,67742905
MitakaCity三鷹市13165,721171,612177,016186,083186,6441650
MitoCity水戸市08261,275261,562262,603268,750270,85921743
Miyakonojō {Miyakonojo}City都城市45174,054171,812170,955169,602167,30065331
MiyazakiCity宮崎市45384,391392,178395,593400,583402,57264461
MoriokaCity盛岡市03300,723302,857300,746298,348300,59288647
NaganoCity長野市20387,359387,911386,572381,511378,88283485
NagaokaCity長岡市15293,250292,887288,457282,674278,32689091
NagareyamaCity流山市12146,245150,527152,641163,984168,9383528
NagasakiCity長崎市42487,063470,135455,206443,766436,02940643
NagoyaCity名古屋市232,152,1842,171,5572,215,0622,263,8942,271,38032643
NahaCity那覇市47301,890301,032312,393315,954319,9313924
NaraCity奈良市29368,039374,944370,102366,591363,29627684
NarashinoCity習志野市12152,887154,036158,785164,530166,7162099
NeyagawaCity寝屋川市27258,443250,806241,816238,204237,4332473
NiigataCity新潟市15796,456808,969813,847811,901809,93472610
NiizaCity新座市11144,726149,511153,305158,777161,3792280
NishinomiyaCity西宮市28390,389438,105465,337482,640486,0719937
NishioCity西尾市23158,693159,788163,232165,298165,92216034
Nishitōkyō (Hoya - Tanashi) {Nishitokyo}City西東京市13175,073180,885189,735196,511198,8131585
NodaCity野田市12152,245151,197151,240155,491155,13710354
NumazuCity沼津市22216,470211,559208,005202,304196,06518712
ObihiroCity帯広市01171,715173,030170,580168,057167,90561894
OdawaraCity小田原市14200,103200,173198,741198,327196,07311409
Ōgaki {Ogaki}City大垣市21161,679161,827162,070161,160160,12620652
Ōita {Oita}City大分市44446,581454,424462,317474,094477,73850128
OkayamaCity岡山市33663,346674,375696,172709,584713,43378991
OkazakiCity岡崎市23332,136345,997363,807372,357374,81738724
Ōsaka [Osaka] {Osaka}City大阪市272,602,4212,598,7742,628,8112,665,3142,683,48722247
Ōta {Ota}City太田市10203,599210,022213,160216,465218,50517566
Ōtsu {Otsu}City大津市25295,574309,793323,719337,634341,46846410
OyamaCity小山市09150,115155,198160,150164,454165,17517161
SagaCity佐賀市41246,674243,076241,361237,506235,95443142
SagamiharaCity相模原市14646,516681,150701,620717,544720,57032884
Saitama (Urawa, Ōmiya, Yono, Iwatsuki)Cityさいたま市111,078,5451,133,3001,176,3141,222,4341,243,43621749
SakaiCity堺市27840,384829,636830,966841,966840,86214999
SakuraCity佐倉市12162,624170,934171,246172,183171,77310359
SapporoCity札幌市011,757,0251,822,3681,880,8631,913,5451,936,460112112
SaseboCity佐世保市42279,551274,399269,574261,101256,77642647
SayamaCity狭山市11162,240161,460158,074155,727153,3454904
SendaiCity仙台市04971,2971,008,1301,025,1261,045,9861,068,51178354
ShimonosekiCity下関市35310,717301,097290,693280,947273,48871615
ShizuokaCity静岡市22738,674729,980723,323716,197709,702141185
Sōka {Soka}City草加市11217,930225,018236,316243,855245,0212742
SuitaCity吹田市27342,760347,929353,885355,798363,7163611
SuzukaCity鈴鹿市24179,800186,151193,114199,293197,65019467
TachikawaCity立川市13157,884164,709172,566179,668179,5492438
TakamatsuCity高松市37412,626416,680418,125419,429420,69937512
TakaokaCity高岡市16186,827185,682181,229176,061172,80720942
TakarazukaCity宝塚市28202,544213,037219,862225,700228,15910196
TakasakiCity高崎市10353,879358,465364,919371,302371,37245941
TakatsukiCity高槻市27362,270357,438351,826357,359355,15910531
TokorozawaCity所沢市11320,406330,100336,100341,924342,5137199
TokushimaCity徳島市36268,706268,218267,833264,548262,61119162
Tōkyō [Tokyo] {Tokyo}City特別区部137,967,6148,134,6888,489,6538,945,6959,059,90361718
TomakomaiCity苫小牧市01169,328172,086172,758173,320173,19556148
TottoriCity鳥取市31197,959200,744201,740197,449194,25676566
ToyamaCity富山市16417,595420,804421,239421,953419,552124185
ToyohashiCity豊橋市23352,982364,856372,479376,665374,40426135
ToyokawaCity豊川市23172,509176,698181,444181,928181,32916075
ToyonakaCity豊中市27398,908391,726386,623389,341394,0043638
ToyotaCity豊田市23383,800395,224412,141421,487420,34291847
TsuCity津市24286,519286,521288,538285,746281,54771081
TsukubaCityつくば市08182,327191,814200,528214,590219,40228407
UbeCity宇部市35182,771182,031178,955173,772171,38428771
UedaCity上田市20164,207166,568163,651159,597157,55155200
UjiCity宇治市26184,830189,112189,591189,609188,5746755
UrayasuCity浦安市12123,654132,984155,290164,877162,7971730
UtsunomiyaCity宇都宮市09477,215487,560502,396511,739516,05741684
WakayamaCity和歌山市30393,885386,551375,591370,364365,93020923
YachiyoCity八千代市12154,509168,848180,729189,781189,9255127
YamagataCity山形市06254,488255,369256,012254,244254,08938134
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