Information on Nara Prefecture

The prefectural capital is Nara.

Nara Prefecture is located in the center of a kii peninsula. It is surrounded by Osaka, Kyoto, Wakayama, and Mie.

The yoshino area of the Nara prefecture is a forest area. Many tourists visit especially the senbon cherry tree of a yoshino town. Moreover, the kumano old road and temple of world heritage are popular among a tourist.

The fishing of a sweetfish, a carp, and a crucian carp is prosperous in Nara Prefecture.
Main industries are the textiles manufacturing industries, such as socks and a knitted article. And many industries, such as wood, the wooden-goods manufacturing industry, electrical machinery products, the metal manufacturing industry, and the drug industry, are piling up Nara Prefecture.

A cities, towns and villages list is here.

Ranking of Nara
Item National ranking Outline
Area (2009) The 39st place 3,691 square kilometers
The number of cities, wards, towns, and villages (2010) The 17st place 39 cities, towns and villages
Population (2008) The 29th place 1,419,626 persons
Number of households (2008) The 29th place 545391 households
People-of-the-prefecture gross product (substance) (2007) The 935th place 4,137,523 (unit: 1 million yen)