Niigata (新潟 県 Niigata-ken) is a prefecture located in the Chubu region on the island of Honshu, Japan. The administrative center of the prefecture is the city of Niigata. The area of the prefecture is 12,583.83 km², population - 2,315,447 people (August 1, 2014), population density - 184.00 people / km².
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Niigata is one of the largest prefectures in Japan with the largest number of Shinto shrines in Japan. It is home to the samurai patron Uesugi Kenshin. Modern Niigata is known for its popular ski resorts (Myoko).