Ibaraki Prefecture is located on the island of Honshu, in Japan, facing the Pacific Ocean. The capital city is Mito, Ibaraki. As of 2000, the prefectural populations was 2,985,424. Toshiyuki Hayashi, Tokichiro Ishii, Shoichi Nakajima, Kuninobu Sunaoshi, Yasumitsu Toyoda and Yusuke Ueda were born here in unspecified cities; Kenjiro Tamiya died here (town unlisted)
For a list of cities and towns in the prefecture, see Category:Settlements in Ibaraki.