Information on Fukui Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Fukui.

Fukui Prefecture consists of an etizen district of the north side, and a wakasa district on the south. Fukui Prefecture is a heavy snowfall area in the Sea of Japan side climate. Therefore, it is the snowfall of Japanese top class. Annual precipitation is set to not less than 3000 mm in many times.

The culture industry of history, tradition, and culture is prosperous in Toyama Prefecture. Moreover, since it is blessed with natural environment, agriculture-and-forestry fisheries are also prosperous. The rice crop of agriculture is in the mainstream. It makes very good rice.

Main industries are a textile industry, machine industry, and glasses industry. Moreover, Fukui Prefecture has 15 sets of nuclear power plants. It has made 25% of the amount of nuclear power generation of Japan.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Fukui
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 33st place 4,190 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 45st place 17 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 43th place 815,344 persons
Number of households (2008) The 46th place 269072 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 40th place 3,846,762 (unit: 1 million yen)