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Where is Chiba Prefecture in Japan?

The Chiba Bank has an expansive network of branches in Chiba Prefecture and neighboring areas. We have 160 branches in Chiba Prefecture, 14 in Tokyo, three in Saitama Prefecture, and one in Osaka Prefecture, in addition to overseas branches in New York, Hong Kong and London and representative offices in Shanghai, Singapore and Bangkok.

Chiba Prefecture, the Chiba Bank‘s primary operating base, is Japan‘s sixth largest in terms of both population and prefectural income.

The prefecture has a well-developed transportation network connected with the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, including Narita International Airport.

Further growth is expected going forward as various infrastructure and other development projects are carried out ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.

Narita International Airport: The largest airport in Japan both in international tourists and freight.

Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line: Highway across the Tokyo Bay from Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture to Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture.

Tsukuba Express: New railway started its operation in August 2005.

Narita Sky Access Line: New high-speed railway started its operation in July 2010.

Ken-O Expressway: Highway, most part of which opened in April 2013.

How large is Chiba Prefecture in economic terms?

Population *1 6.22 million 6th largest in Japan
New housing Starts *2 58 thousand 6th
Prefectural Income *3 18 trillion 6th
Balance of Deposits at Banks *4 28 trillion 6th
Balance of Loans at Banks *4 13 trillion 7th

Source:

  1. *1Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Population Census" (2015)
  2. *2Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (FY 2016)
  3. *3Chiba Prefecture (FY 2014)
  4. *4The Bank of Japan (As of March 2017)

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