This is a Map list of cities in Japan, sorted by prefecture and within prefecture by founding date.

For more information about cities in Japan see Municipality of Japan. Most large cities in Japan are cities designated by government ordinance. Some regionally important cities are designated as core cities.

Prefecture City Population Area Density Founded
Aichi Nagoya 2,239,464 326.45 6,860 1889-10-01
Aichi Toyohashi 377,045 261.35 1,443 1906-08-01
Aichi Okazaki 371,380 387.24 959 1916-07-01
Aichi Ichinomiya 375,939 113.91 3,300 1921-09-01
Aichi Seto 132,311 111.61 1,185 1929-10-01
Aichi Handa 117,927 47.24 2,496 1937-10-01
Aichi Kasugai 300,713 92.71 3,244 1943-06-01
Aichi Toyokawa 161,595 150.71 1,072 1943-06-01
Aichi Tsushima, Aichi 65,646 25.08 2,617 1947-03-01
Aichi Hekinan 73,024 35.86 2,036 1948-04-05
Aichi Kariya 145,117 50.45 2,876 1950-04-01
Aichi Toyota 420,286 918.47 458 1951-03-01
Aichi AnjoAnjō 176,046 86.01 2,047 1952-05-05
Aichi Nishio 106,643 75.78 1,407 1953-12-15
Aichi GamagoriGamagōri 82,264 56.81 1,448 1954-04-01
Aichi Inuyama 75,304 74.97 1,004 1954-04-01
Aichi Tokoname 52,837 55.63 950 1954-04-01
Aichi KonanKōnan, Aichi 100,064 30.17 3,317 1954-06-01
Aichi Komaki 149,060 62.82 2,373 1955-01-01
Aichi Inazawa 137,475 79.30 1,734 1958-11-01
Aichi TokaiTōkai 106,708 43.36 2,461 1969-04-01
Aichi ObuŌbu 83,097 33.68 2,467 1970-09-01
Aichi Chita 84,782 45.43 1,866 1970-09-01
Aichi ChiryuChiryū 68,216 16.34 4,175 1970-12-01
Aichi Owariasahi 79,197 21.03 3,766 1970-12-01
Aichi Takahama 43,467 13.00 3,344 1970-12-01
Aichi Iwakura 48,042 10.49 4,580 1971-12-01
Aichi Toyoake 69,124 23.18 2,982 1972-08-01
Aichi Nisshin 80,921 34.90 2,319 1994-10-01
Aichi Tahara 66,698 188.81 353 2003-08-20
Aichi Aisai 65,481 66.63 983 2005-04-01
Aichi Kiyosu 56,635 13.31 4,255 2005-07-07
Aichi Shinshiro 51,326 499.00 103 2005-10-01
Aichi Kitanagoya 80,112 18.37 4,361 2006-03-20
Aichi Yatomi 43,145 48.92 882 2006-04-01
Aichi Miyoshi - 32.11 - 2010-01-04
Aichi Ama - 27.59 - 2010-03-22
Akita Akita 329,287 905.67 364 1889-04-01
Akita OdateŌdate 80,587 913.70 88.2 1951-04-01
Akita Kazuno 35,543 707.34 50.2 1972-04-01
Akita Daisen 91,143 866.67 105 2005-03-22
Akita Katagami 35,460 97.96 362 2005-03-22
Akita Kitaakita 38,543 1,152.57 33.4 2005-03-22
Akita Oga 34,194 240.80 142 2005-03-22
Akita YurihonjoYurihonjō 87,525 1,209.04 72.4 2005-03-22
Akita Yuzawa 53,588 790.72 67.8 2005-03-22
Akita Semboku 30,885 1,093.64 28.2 2005-09-20
Akita Yokote 101,234 693.60 146 2005-10-01
Akita Nikaho 28,422 240.61 118 2005-10-01
Akita Noshiro 61,295 426.74 144 2006-03-21
Aomori Hachinohe 241,613 305.17 792 1929-05-01
Aomori Kuroishi 37,585 216.96 173 1954-07-01
Aomori Misawa 42,535 119.97 355 1958-09-01
Aomori Mutsu 62,220 863.79 72.0 1959-09-01
Aomori Towada 66,834 688.60 97.1 2005-01-01
Aomori Tsugaru 38,919 253.85 153 2005-02-11
Aomori Goshogawara 60,788 404.58 150 2005-03-28
Aomori Aomori 305,884 824.52 371 2005-04-01
Aomori Hirakawa 34,638 345.81 100 2006-01-01
Aomori Hirosaki 185,865 523.60 355 2006-02-27
Chiba Chiba 938,695 272.08 3,450 1921-01-01
Chiba ChoshiChōshi 72,348 83.91 862 1933-02-11
Chiba Ichikawa 470,149 57.40 8,191 1934-11-03
Chiba Funabashi 586,762 85.64 6,851 1937-04-01
Chiba Tateyama 49,987 110.21 454 1939-11-03
Chiba Kisarazu 123,743 138.73 892 1942-11-03
Chiba Matsudo 477,603 61.33 7,787 1943-04-01
Chiba Noda 153,422 103.54 1,482 1950-05-03
Chiba Mobara 93,032 100.01 930 1952-04-01
Chiba Narita 124,773 213.84 583 1954-03-31
Chiba Sakura, Chiba 171,472 103.59 1,655 1954-03-31
Chiba ToganeTōgane 61,591 89.34 689 1954-04-01
Chiba Narashino 159,758 20.99 7,611 1954-08-01
Chiba Kashiwa 389,036 114.90 3,386 1954-09-01
Chiba Katsuura 21,413 94.20 227 1958-10-01
Chiba Ichihara 279,591 368.20 759 1963-05-01
Chiba Nagareyama 156,686 35.28 4,441 1967-01-01
Chiba Yachiyo 184,655 51.27 3,602 1967-01-01
Chiba Abiko 133,533 43.19 3,092 1970-07-01
Chiba Kamagaya 104,564 21.11 4,953 1971-09-01
Chiba Kimitsu 89,350 318.83 280 1971-09-01
Chiba Futtsu 48,973 205.35 238 1971-09-01
Chiba Urayasu 159,312 17.29 9,214 1981-04-01
Chiba YotsukaidoYotsukaidō 85,738 34.70 2,471 1981-04-01
Chiba Sodegaura 59,443 94.92 626 1991-04-01
Chiba Yachimata 75,369 74.87 1,007 1992-04-01
Chiba Inzai 60,280 53.51 1,127 1996-04-01
Chiba Shiroi 57,151 35.41 1,614 2001-04-01
Chiba Tomisato 51,590 53.91 957 2002-04-01
Chiba Kamogawa 35,792 191.30 187 2005-02-11
Chiba Asahi 69,971 129.91 539 2005-07-01
Chiba Isumi 41,605 157.50 264 2005-12-05
Chiba SosaSōsa 41,361 101.78 406 2006-01-23
Chiba MinamibosoMinamibōsō 43,553 230.22 189 2006-03-20
Chiba Katori 85,193 262.31 325 2006-03-27
Chiba Sanmu 57,806 146.38 395 2006-03-27
Ehime Matsuyama 515,068 429.03 1,201 1889-12-15
Ehime Niihama 123,329 234.30 526 1937-11-03
Ehime ShikokuchuoShikokuchūō 91,688 420.10 218 2004-04-01
Ehime Seiyo 43,476 514.79 84.5 2004-04-01
Ehime ToonTōon 35,517 211.45 168 2004-09-21
Ehime SaijoSaijō 112,543 509.05 221 2004-11-01
Ehime OzuŌzu 49,543 432.20 115 2005-01-11
Ehime Imabari 170,986 419.85 407 2005-01-16
Ehime Yawatahama 40,010 132.98 301 2005-03-28
Ehime Iyo 38,890 194.47 200 2005-04-01
Ehime Uwajima 86,819 469.52 185 2005-08-01
Fukui Fukui 268,574 536.17 501 1889-04-01
Fukui Tsuruga 68,188 250.75 272 1937-04-01
Fukui Obama 31,486 232.86 135 1951-03-30
Fukui OnoŌno, Fukui 36,763 872.30 42.1 1954-07-01
Fukui Katsuyama 26,333 253.68 104 1954-09-01
Fukui Sabae 67,430 84.75 796 1955-01-15
Fukui Awara 30,765 116.99 263 2004-03-01
Fukui Echizen 87,116 230.75 378 2005-10-01
Fukui Sakai, Fukui 92,420 209.91 440 2006-03-20
Fukuoka Fukuoka 1,430,371 340.96 4,195 1889-04-01
Fukuoka Kurume 305,147 229.84 1,328 1889-04-01
Fukuoka OmutaŌmuta 127,474 81.55 1,563 1917-03-01
Fukuoka NogataNōgata 57,319 61.78 928 1931-01-01
Fukuoka Tagawa 50,484 54.52 926 1943-11-03
Fukuoka Yanagawa 72,798 76.90 947 1952-04-01
Fukuoka Yame 42,241 98.66 428 1954-04-01
Fukuoka Chikugo 48,281 41.85 1,154 1954-04-01
Fukuoka OkawaŌkawa 38,266 33.61 1,139 1954-04-01
Fukuoka Yukuhashi 70,064 69.83 1,003 1954-10-10
Fukuoka Buzen 27,578 111.17 248 1955-04-10
Fukuoka Nakama 45,549 15.98 2,850 1958-11-01
Fukuoka KitakyushuKitakyūshū 986,998 487.71 2,024 1963-02-10
Fukuoka OgoriOgōri 58,460 45.50 1,285 1972-04-01
Fukuoka Chikushino 98,914 87.78 1,127 1972-04-01
Fukuoka Kasuga 107,845 14.15 7,622 1972-04-01
Fukuoka OnojoŌnojō 94,037 26.88 3,498 1972-04-01
Fukuoka Munakata 94,877 119.66 793 1981-04-01
Fukuoka Dazaifu 68,561 29.58 2,318 1982-04-01
Fukuoka Koga, Fukuoka 57,084 42.11 1,356 1997-10-01
Fukuoka Fukutsu 55,123 52.70 1,046 2005-01-24
Fukuoka Ukiha 32,277 117.55 275 2005-03-20
Fukuoka Miyawaka 30,793 139.99 220 2006-02-11
Fukuoka Asakura 57,881 246.73 235 2006-03-20
Fukuoka Iizuka 132,208 214.13 617 2006-03-26
Fukuoka Kama 44,431 135.18 329 2006-03-27
Fukuoka Miyama 42,219 105.12 402 2007-01-29
Fukuoka Itoshima - 216.12 - 2010-01-01
Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu 129,388 383.03 338 1899-04-01
Fukushima Fukushima 289,355 746.43 388 1907-04-01
Fukushima KoriyamaKōriyama 339,395 757.06 448 1924-09-01
Fukushima Sukagawa 80,336 279.55 287 1954-03-31
Fukushima SomaSōma 38,543 197.67 195 1954-03-31
Fukushima Iwaki 349,947 1,231.34 284 1966-10-01
Fukushima Tamura 42,221 458.30 92.1 2005-03-01
Fukushima Shirakawa 65,665 305.30 215 2005-11-07
Fukushima Nihonmatsu 61,698 344.65 179 2005-12-01
Fukushima MinamisomaMinamisōma 71,761 398.50 180 2006-01-01
Fukushima Date, Fukushima 67,487 265.10 255 2006-01-01
Fukushima Kitakata 54,684 554.67 98.6 2006-01-04
Fukushima Motomiya 31,737 87.94 361 2007-01-01
Gifu Gifu 412,779 202.89 2,034 1889-07-01
Gifu OgakiŌgaki 163,047 206.52 789 1918-04-01
Gifu Takayama 94,879 2,177.67 43.6 1936-11-01
Gifu Tajimi 114,866 91.24 1,259 1940-08-01
Gifu Seki 92,896 472.84 196 1950-10-15
Gifu Nakatsugawa 83,116 676.38 123 1952-04-01
Gifu Mino, Gifu 22,912 117.05 196 1954-04-01
Gifu Mizunami 41,556 175.00 237 1954-04-01
Gifu Hashima 67,167 53.64 1,252 1954-04-01
Gifu Minokamo 53,988 74.81 722 1954-04-01
Gifu Toki 61,393 116.01 529 1955-02-01
Gifu Kakamigahara 145,126 87.77 1,653 1963-04-01
Gifu Kani 99,318 87.60 1,134 1982-04-01
Gifu Yamagata, Gifu 29,857 222.04 134 2003-04-01
Gifu Mizuho 51,230 28.18 1,818 2003-05-01
Gifu Hida 28,112 792.31 35.5 2004-02-01
Gifu Motosu 34,729 374.57 92.7 2004-02-01
Gifu GujoGujō 46,338 1,030.79 45.0 2004-03-01
Gifu Gero 37,455 851.06 44.0 2004-03-01
Gifu Ena 54,844 504.19 109 2004-10-25
Gifu Kaizu 38,532 112.31 343 2005-03-28
Gunma Maebashi 318,058 241.22 1,319 1892-04-01
Gunma Takasaki 341,838 401.01 852 1900-04-01
Gunma KiryuKiryū 124,892 274.57 455 1921-03-01
Gunma Isesaki 204,240 139.33 1,466 1940-09-13
Gunma OtaŌta 214,049 176.49 1,213 1948-05-03
Gunma Numata 52,319 443.37 118 1954-04-01
Gunma Tatebayashi 79,023 60.98 1,296 1954-04-01
Gunma Fujioka 68,710 180.09 382 1954-04-01
Gunma Shibukawa 86,134 240.42 358 2006-02-20
Gunma Annaka 62,270 276.34 225 2006-03-18
Gunma Tomioka 53,332 122.90 434 2006-03-27
Gunma Midori 51,964 208.23 250 2006-03-27
Hiroshima Hiroshima 1,163,806 905.13 1,286 1889-04-01
Hiroshima Onomichi 148,085 284.85 520 1898-04-01
Hiroshima Kure 246,118 353.74 696 1902-10-01
Hiroshima Fukuyama 461,368 518.07 891 1916-07-01
Hiroshima Mihara 103,209 471.03 219 1936-11-15
Hiroshima FuchuFuchū, Hiroshima 44,212 195.71 226 1954-03-31
Hiroshima Miyoshi, Hiroshima 58,264 778.19 74.9 1954-03-31
Hiroshima ShobaraShōbara 41,747 1,246.60 33.5 1954-03-31
Hiroshima OtakeŌtake 29,665 78.55 378 1954-09-01
Hiroshima Takehara 29,803 118.30 252 1958-11-03
Hiroshima Higashihiroshima 187,711 635.32 295 1974-04-20
Hiroshima Hatsukaichi 115,184 489.36 235 1988-04-01
Hiroshima Akitakata 32,323 537.79 60.1 2004-03-01
Hiroshima Etajima 28,601 100.97 283 2004-11-01
Hokkaidō Sapporo 1,904,319 1,121.12 1,699 1922-08-01
Hokkaidō Hakodate 277,056 677.89 409 1922-08-01
Hokkaidō Otaru 130,255 243.30 535 1922-08-01
Hokkaidō Asahikawa 350,511 747.60 469 1922-08-01
Hokkaidō Muroran 93,078 80.65 1,154 1922-08-01
Hokkaidō Obihiro 168,188 618.94 272 1933-04-01
Hokkaidō YubariYūbari 10,471 763.20 13.7 1943-04-01
Hokkaidō Iwamizawa 89,023 481.10 185 1943-04-01
Hokkaidō Abashiri 38,548 471.00 81.8 1947-02-11
Hokkaidō Rumoi 24,036 297.44 80.8 1947-10-01
Hokkaidō Tomakomai 173,761 561.49 309 1948-04-01
Hokkaidō Wakkanai 37,911 760.83 49.8 1949-04-01
Hokkaidō Bibai 25,312 277.61 91.2 1950-04-01
Hokkaidō Ashibetsu 16,465 865.02 19.0 1953-04-01
Hokkaidō Ebetsu 120,940 187.57 645 1954-07-01
Hokkaidō Akabira 12,234 129.88 94.2 1954-07-01
Hokkaidō Monbetsu 24,293 830.70 29.2 1954-07-01
Hokkaidō Mikasa 10,070 302.64 33.3 1957-04-01
Hokkaidō Nemuro 28,923 512.63 56.4 1957-08-01
Hokkaidō Chitose 94,124 594.95 158 1958-07-01
Hokkaidō Takikawa 42,815 115.82 370 1958-07-01
Hokkaidō Sunagawa 18,740 78.69 238 1958-07-01
Hokkaidō Utashinai 4,259 55.99 76.1 1958-07-01
Hokkaidō Fukagawa 23,215 529.23 43.9 1963-05-01
Hokkaidō Furano 23,890 600.97 39.8 1966-05-01
Hokkaidō Noboribetsu 51,474 212.11 243 1970-08-01
Hokkaidō Eniwa 68,754 294.87 233 1970-11-01
Hokkaidō Date, Hokkaidō 36,461 444.28 82.1 1972-04-01
Hokkaidō Kitahiroshima 60,291 118.54 509 1996-09-01
Hokkaidō Ishikari 60,616 721.86 84.0 1996-09-01
Hokkaidō Shibetsu 21,640 1,119.29 19.3 2005-09-01
Hokkaidō Kushiro 182,263 1,362.75 134 2005-10-11
Hokkaidō Hokuto, Hokkaidō 48,779 397.30 123 2006-02-01
Hokkaidō Kitami 124,291 1,427.56 87.1 2006-03-05
Hokkaidō Nayoro 29,869 535.23 55.8 2006-03-27
Hyōgo Kobe 1,530,847 552.23 2,772 1889-04-01
Hyōgo Himeji 536,170 534.27 1,004 1889-04-01
Hyōgo Amagasaki 461,202 49.77 9,267 1916-04-01
Hyōgo Akashi 292,162 49.24 5,933 1919-11-01
Hyōgo Nishinomiya 477,056 99.96 4,772 1925-04-01
Hyōgo Ashiya 92,828 18.47 5,026 1940-11-10
Hyōgo Itami 194,488 24.97 7,789 1940-11-10
Hyōgo Aioi 31,973 90.45 353 1942-10-01
Hyōgo Toyooka 87,555 697.66 125 1950-04-01
Hyōgo Kakogawa 267,631 138.51 1,932 1950-06-15
Hyōgo AkoAkō 51,277 126.88 404 1951-09-01
Hyōgo Takarazuka 222,071 101.80 2,181 1954-04-01
Hyōgo Miki 83,244 176.58 471 1954-06-01
Hyōgo Takasago 94,198 34.40 2,738 1954-07-01
Hyōgo Kawanishi 157,461 53.44 2,947 1954-08-01
Hyōgo Ono, Hyōgo 49,664 92.92 534 1954-12-01
Hyōgo Sanda 113,600 210.22 540 1958-07-01
Hyōgo Kasai 48,435 150.95 321 1967-04-01
Hyōgo Sasayama 44,345 377.61 117 1999-04-01
Hyōgo Yabu 27,428 422.78 64.9 2004-04-01
Hyōgo Tamba 69,233 493.28 140 2004-11-01
Hyōgo Minamiawaji 51,069 229.18 223 2005-01-11
Hyōgo Asago 34,084 402.98 84.6 2005-04-01
Hyōgo Awaji 47,849 184.21 260 2005-04-01
Hyōgo ShisoShisō 42,302 658.60 64.2 2005-04-01
Hyōgo Nishiwaki 43,126 132.47 326 2005-10-01
Hyōgo Tatsuno 80,988 210.93 384 2005-10-01
Hyōgo Sumoto 48,631 182.47 267 2006-02-11
Hyōgo KatoKatō 39,935 157.49 254 2006-03-20
Ibaraki Mito 264,062 217.43 1,214 1889-04-01
Ibaraki Hitachi 195,844 225.55 868 1939-09-01
Ibaraki Tsuchiura 143,986 113.82 1,265 1940-11-03
Ibaraki YukiYūki 52,065 65.84 791 1954-03-15
Ibaraki RyugasakiRyūgasaki 79,295 78.20 1,014 1954-03-20
Ibaraki Shimotsuma 45,918 80.88 568 1954-06-01
Ibaraki JosoJōsō 65,858 123.52 533 1954-07-10
Ibaraki HitachiotaHitachiōta 58,461 372.01 157 1954-07-15
Ibaraki Takahagi 32,031 193.65 165 1954-11-23
Ibaraki Kitaibaraki 48,437 186.55 260 1956-03-31
Ibaraki Toride 109,953 69.96 1,572 1970-10-01
Ibaraki Ushiku 79,254 58.88 1,346 1986-06-01
Ibaraki Tsukuba 207,314 284.07 730 1987-11-30
Ibaraki Hitachinaka 155,338 99.04 1,568 1994-11-01
Ibaraki Kashima, Ibaraki 65,193 92.96 701 1995-09-01
Ibaraki Itako 31,103 62.67 496 2001-04-01
Ibaraki Moriya 57,793 35.63 1,622 2002-02-02
Ibaraki HitachiomiyaHitachiōmiya 46,729 348.38 134 2004-10-16
Ibaraki Naka 54,618 97.80 558 2005-01-21
Ibaraki BandoBandō 57,128 123.18 464 2005-03-22
Ibaraki Inashiki 48,125 178.12 270 2005-03-22
Ibaraki Chikusei 110,813 205.35 540 2005-03-28
Ibaraki Kasumigaura 44,450 118.77 374 2005-03-28
Ibaraki Kamisu 93,538 147.24 635 2005-08-01
Ibaraki Namegata 39,117 166.33 235 2005-09-02
Ibaraki Koga, Ibaraki 144,392 123.58 1,168 2005-09-12
Ibaraki Ishioka 80,502 213.38 377 2005-10-01
Ibaraki Sakuragawa 47,480 179.78 264 2005-10-01
Ibaraki Hokota 50,869 203.90 249 2005-10-11
Ibaraki Kasama 80,646 240.27 336 2006-03-19
Ibaraki Tsukubamirai 41,957 79.14

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