Saitama Prefectur

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Saitama Prefecture

埼玉県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese埼玉県
 • RōmajiSaitama-ken
Offeecial logo o Saitama Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Saitama Prefecture
Coordinates: 35°57′N 139°33′E / 35.950°N 139.550°E / 35.950; 139.550Coordinates: 35°57′N 139°33′E / 35.950°N 139.550°E / 35.950; 139.550
KintraJapan
RegionKantō
IslandHonshu
CaipitalSaitama
Govrenment
 • GovrenorKiyoshi Ueda
Area
 • Total3,797.00 km2 (1,466.03 sq mi)
Aurie rank39t
Population
 (1 September 2010)
 • Tot7,190,817
 • Rank5th
 • Density1,893.82/km2 (4,905.0/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-11
Destricts8
Municipalities63
FlouerPrimrose (Primula sieboldii)
TreeKeyaki (Zelkova serrata)
BirdEurasian collared dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Wabsteidwww.pref.saitama.lg.jp/
index_e.html

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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