Most populated cities in Japan
The Prefectures of Japan
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List of cities in Japan with the most inhabitants for the latest available year ( reference year 2000).
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|Cities ranked by city proper1 population|
|Tokyo*||8 130 408||Tokyo Prefecture|
|Yokohama||3 426 506||Kanagawa Prefecture|
|Osaka||2 598 589||Osaka Prefecture|
|Nagoya||2 171 378||Aichi Prefecture|
|Sapporo||1 822 300||Hokkaido Prefecture|
|Kobe||1 493 595||Hyogo Prefecture|
|Kyoto||1 467 705||Kyoto Prefecture|
|Fukuoka||1 341 489||Fukuoka Prefecture|
|Kawasaki||1 249 851||Kanagawa Prefecture|
|Hiroshima||1 126 282||Hiroshima Prefecture|
|Kitakyūshū**||1 011 491||Fukuoka Prefecture|
|Sendai||1 008 024||Miyagi Prefecture|
|Chiba||887 163||Chiba Prefecture|
*Data for city proper refer to 23 wards (ku) of the old city. The urban agglomeration figures refer to Tokyo-to (Tokyo Prefecture), comprising the 23 wards plus 14 urban counties (shi), 18 towns (machi) and 8 villages (mura). The 'Tokyo Metropolitan Area' (pop. 12,059,237)
**Including Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu and Yahata (Yawata).
1 City proper is defined as a locality with legally fixed boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.
Data source: United Nations Statistics Division - Citydata, December 2002
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