Saitama Prefectur

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Saitama Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 埼玉県
 • Rōmaji Saitama-ken
Official logo of Saitama Prefectur
Seembol o Saitama Prefectur
Coordinates: 35°57′N 139°33′E / 35.950°N 139.550°E / 35.950; 139.550
Kintra Japan
Region Kantō
Island Honshu
Caipital Saitama
Government
 • Govrenor Kiyoshi Ueda
Area
 • Total 3,797.00 km2 (1,466.03 sq mi)
Area rank 39t
Population (1 September 2010)
 • Total 7,190,817
 • Rank 5th
 • Density 1,893.82/km2 (4,905.0/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-11
Destricts 8
Municipalities 63
Flower Primrose (Primula sieboldii)
Tree Keyaki (Zelkova serrata)
Bird Eurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Website www.pref.saitama.lg.jp/
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Saitama Prefectur (埼玉県 Saitama-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Kantō region o the island o Honshu.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Saitama.[2]

This prefectur is pairt o the Greater Tokyo Aurie, an maist o Saitama's ceeties can be describit as suburbs o Tokyo, tae which a lairge amoont o residents commute each day.

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Saitama prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 808 at Google Books; "Kantō" in p. 479 at Google Books.
  2. Saitama City Profile, overview

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