Information on Shizuoka Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Shizuoka.

Shizuoka Prefecture is divided into three areas of an eastern part, the central part, and a western part. And it is blessed with the nature of Mt. Fuji, a tenryu river, a fuji river, a hamana lake, etc.
Shizuoka Prefecture is agriculture and a fishing is famous for green tea, a mandarin orange, a tuna, a bonito, and a spotted shrimp. The tea of Shizuoka produces about 42% of the whole country. And the livestock products of chicken, an egg, milk, and pork are also produced.

65% of the area of Shizuoka Prefecture is a forest. Forestry is important industry. The industrial articles produced are electric apparatus, paper, a processed marine product, food, furniture, a plastic model, and a musical instrument. And the industrial commodity is used in every country in the world.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Shizuoka
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 12st place 7,329 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 21st place 35 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 10th place 3,775,400 persons
Number of households (2008) The 10th place 1413428 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 10th place 19,121,611 (unit: 1 million yen)