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Kantō region

Administration
Full nameKantō region
Native name関東地方
Native name langja
Settlement typeRegion
Geography
Total Area12515.6 sq mi (32423.90 km2)
Demography
Total Population42607376 (October 1, 2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJST (UTC+9)

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|} is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. The region includes the Greater Tokyo Area and encompasses seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. Within its boundaries, slightly more than 40 percent of the land area is the Kantō Plain. The rest consists of the hills and mountains that form the land borders. In official census count on October 1, 2010 by the Japan Statistics Bureau, the population was 42,607,376 s amounting to approximately one third of the total population of Japan.


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