Information on Yamagata Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Yamagata.

Yamagata Prefecture is blessed with the nature of zaou, a rich mogami river, etc.

Agriculture is famous as a fruit kingdom. Especially a cherry occupies 70 percent of the quantity of production of Japan. And a pear is the 1st crop yields in Japan. Moreover, Yamagata Prefecture is famous also for the harvest of rice as a prosperous area.

Yamagata Prefecture is blessed with the resources of sightseeing. Especially a hot spring is famous. The 226 numbers exist.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Yamagata
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 18st place 6,652 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 19st place 35 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 34th place 1,194,071 persons
Number of households (2008) The 39th place 395308 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 32th place 4,950,834 (unit: 1 million yen)