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Saitama Prefecture

Saitama Prefecture
Prefecture information
NameSaitama
Japanese埼玉県
Japanese nameSaitama-ken
CapitalSaitama
RegionKantō
IslandHonshu
GovernorKiyoshi Ueda
Area3797.00 km2 (39th)
% water0.5
Population7190817 (5th) (September 1, 2010)
Districts8
Municipalities63

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|} is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region of the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Saitama.

This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, and most of Saitama's cities can be described as suburbs of Tokyo, to which a large amount of residents commute each day.


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