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Prefecture of Nara, Japan

Location of prefecture of Nara on a map

Nara is a prefecture found in the nation of Japan. Home to 1,442,862 people, it is the 29th largest division in Japan in terms of population.

Nara gained its current status as a prefecture in the year 1868. The government of Nara is lead by Shogo Araiand is based in the prefecture capital of Nara (Population: 367,353).

The most populous cities in Nara are: Nara-shi (Population: 367,353), Kashihara-shi (Population: 124,521), Ikoma (Population: 117,601), Tenri (Population: 71,052), Sakurai (Population: 62,964).

Nara Prefecture - Quick Facts

Country Japan
Region Type Prefecture
ISO Code JP_29
Time Zone JST
Year of Establishment 1868
Capital Nara-shi (Population: 367,353)
Head of Government Shogo Arai
Total Population 1,442,862
Total Area 3,691 sq km (1,425 sq miles)
Population Density 390.9 sq km (1,012.5 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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