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Saga Prefecture

Saga Prefecture
Prefecture information
NameSaga
Japanese佐賀県
Japanese nameSaga-ken
CapitalSaga
RegionKyūshū
IslandKyūshū
GovernorYasushi Furukawa
Area2439.58 km2 (42nd)
% water1.7
Population858603 (42nd) (February 1, 2008)
Districts6
Municipalities20

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|} is located in the northwest part of the island of Kyūshū, Japan. It touches both the Sea of Japan and the Ariake Sea. The western part of the prefecture is a region famous for producing ceramics and porcelain, particularly the towns of Karatsu, Imari, and Arita. The capital is the city of Saga.


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