Saitama Prefecture

Japanese Name: 埼玉県
Capital City: Saitama
Region: Kantō
Island: Honshu
Population: 7,261,271
Area: 3,797.75:

Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県, Saitama-ken) is a landlocked prefecture of Japan located in the Kantō region of the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Saitama.

This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, and most of Saitama's cities can be described as suburbs of Tokyo, to which a large number of residents commute each day.