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Niigata prefecture

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Niigata prefecture (新潟県 Niigata-ken) is an area of Japan located in the Chubu region of Honshu island. Its population was 2,418,000 in 2006.[1]

Niigata prefecture shares its name with its own capital city, Niigata (新潟市 Niigata-shi).

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  1. Japan Statistical Yearbook: 'Population by Prefecture 1920-2006'. Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. .xls document.

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