Okayama - Geography


The city of Okayama is located in the southern part of Okayama Prefecture, which in turn is located in western part of the island of Honshū. The city is bounded on the south by the Inland Sea. Asahi River crosses Okayama.

Since Okayama became a designated city in 2009, the city has been divided into four wards (ku).

Ward Population Area (km²) Density
(per km²)
(administrative center)
295,312 451.03 655
Naka-ku 138,949 51.24 2,711
Higashi-ku 96,718 160.28 603
Minami-ku 165,193 127.36 1,297

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