Chiba Prefecture

Japanese Name: 千葉県
Capital City: Chiba
Region: Kantō
Island: Honshu
Population: 6,224,027
Area: 5,157.64:

Chiba Prefecture (千葉県, Chiba-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region and the Greater Tokyo Area. The sixth most populous prefecture, and 27th largest by land area, Chiba is on the east coast of Honshu and largely consists of the Bōsō Peninsula, which encloses the eastern side of Tokyo Bay. Its capital is Chiba City.