Fukushima Prefecture

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Fukushima Prefecture
福島県
Prefecture
Flag of Fukushima Prefecture
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Motto: 頑張れる!福島
Trentannian: "Go! Fukushima"
Location of Fukushima Prefecture in Okaiken
Location of Fukushima Prefecture in Okaiken
Country  Okaiken
Island Harujima
Region Kitabake
Established September 29, 1872
Capital Fukushima
Government
 • Prefectural Governor Yamada Yudai (LDP)
 • Leader of Governing Council Onishi Sadahiro
Area
 • Total 4,256.22 km2 (1,600 sq mi)
Area rank 26th
Population (2015)
 • Total 4,881,211
 • Estimate (2016) 4,899,228
 • Rank 8th
 • Density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone Okaiken Standard Time (UTC+9)
Area code(s) 20
Website okaiken.gov/fukushima.php