Yamanashi Prefecture山梨県Japanese transcription(s) • Japanese • RōmajiCountryRegionIslandCapitalSubdivisionsGovernment
• TotalArea rankPopulation (January 1, 2019) • Total • Rank • DensityISO 3166 codeWebsiteBirdFlowerTree
|Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Tōkai)|
|Districts: 5, Municipalities: 27|
|Kotaro Nagasaki (from February 2019)|
|4,465.27 km2 (1,724.05 sq mi)|
|183/km2 (470/sq mi)|
|Uguisu (bush warbler)|
|Fujizakura (Fuji cherry)|
|Kaede (Japanese maple)|
The prefecture is landlocked, featuring a fertile central valley, the Kōfu Basin, surrounded by many of the highest mountains in Japan including the highest, Mount Fuji located on the southern border with Shizuoka.
The capital is the city of Kōfu.