|— Prefecture —|
|• Governor||Shigeyoshi Tsuaki|
|• Total||4,182 km2 (1,600 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Nakahara National Time (UTC+9)|
2014 Tokai Earthquake and Tsunami
In July 26 2014, a 9.3 magnitude scale of earthquake hit eastern coast of Nakahara affecting major part of Akashima Prefecture. Akashima prefecture was the most affected area by the earthquake, causing damage more than $206 billions damage in Akashima prefecture alone.
Akashima prefecture located in the eastern coast of Nakahara. Most population located in Tokai plains which lays in eastern part of prefecture as well as part of Akiya Prefecture and Minamizaki Prefecture. Northwest part of Prefecture consist of mountainous area bordering Akashima with Watase Prefecture.
Cities and town
Akashima Prefecture is the central of economy activity on Tokai Region with Akashima city as the largest city of region as well as the central of Greater Akashima Metropolitan area which is Nakahara 3rd largest Metropolitan area.