Information on Kanagawa Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Yokohama.

Kanagawa Prefecture is divided into three, mountain land, a plain, and an area along the shore. In a western part, the mountains of hakone and tanzawa stand in a row. And the river of the central part and a western part is used as water resources of Kanagawa Prefecture. Moreover, there are many human-made lakes.
The 426-km coastline serves as a developed port.

Kanagawa Prefecture is blessed with tourist attractions. And there are many popular tourist resorts. Especially the hot spring of hakone, a nature park, and Kamakura are famous. As for agriculture, a cabbage, a Japanese radish, milk, pork, a pear, and a mandarin orange are produced.
A fishing has deep-sea fishing and coastal fishery.
The tuna of a misaki fishing port is the 2nd amount of money for landing in Japan.
Industry forms one corner in Keihin industrial area facing Tokyo Bay. And the shipment value of a product is the 2nd in Japan.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Kanagawa
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 42st place 2,416 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 24st place 33 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 2th place 8,798,289 persons
Number of households (2008) The 2th place 3832776 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 4th place 34,514,432 (unit: 1 million yen)