Information on Miyagi Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Sendai.

Miyagi Prefecture is famous for rice, the Sendai cow, and a strawberry. Especially popular rice is hitomebore, ssanishiki, and manamusume.
The fisheries of Iwate Prefecture are abundant in fish and shellfish. The amount of landing is Japanese top class. A flounder, a sardine, a Pacific saury, a tuna, a bonito, laver, an oyster, wakame seaweed, a scallop, and a sea squirt are famous.

Oil, steel, pulp, an electric machine, non-electrical machinery, and metal are prosperous in industry. Moreover, the paper pulp mill of big Nippon Paper Industries is located in an ishimaki city and an iwanuma city.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Miyagi
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 16st place 6,862 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 18st place 35 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 15th place 2,334,874 persons
Number of households (2008) The 14th place 891573 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 19th place 9,044,819 (unit: 1 million yen)