Japanese regional information

Miyagi Prefecture

What is Miyagi Prefecture

Facing the Sanriku-oki fishing ground, one of the world's top three fishing areas, Miyagi Prefecture has numerous fishing ports that boast huge catches of fish. It plains are also rich in agriculture, especially rice production. In the Edo period, under Date Masamune, Sendai Castle was built and the surrounding town of Sendai prospered.

  • Total area

    Total area:

    72.86(100km²)

  • Proportion of forested land

    Proportion of forested land:

    56.1%

  • temperature

    Average annual temperature:

    12.7°C

    Maximum temperature

    30.0°C

    Minimum temperature

    -2.7°C

  • Total population

    Total population:

    2,330,000people

  • Population density

    Population density:

    319people/km²

  • No. of foreign students

    No. of foreign students:

    2,384people

Date Masamune

Salmon roe rice