Saitama Prefecture facts for kids
Saitama Prefecture was formerly part of the old Musashi Province.
National Parks are established in about 33% of the total land area of the prefecture.
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Nomura Morihide, a samurai from Satsuma Domain which had won the Boshin War to take over government together with its allies in the Meiji Restoration, briefly became the first governor (called kenrei in the first decades) of Saitama in 1871. The first Saitama native to take the office was the 43rd governor, Yūichi Ōsawa in 1949.
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