Nara Prefectur

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Nara Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 奈良県
 • Rōmaji Nara-ken

Seembol o Nara Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Kansai
Island Honshu
Caipital Nara
Government
 • Govrenor Shōgo Arai
Area
 • Total 3,691.09 km2 (1,425.14 sq mi)
Area rank 40t
Population (March 1, 2011)
 • Total 1,396,849
 • Rank 29t
 • Density 378.43/km2 (980.1/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-29
Destricts 7
Municipalities 39
Flower Nara yae zakura
(Prunus verecunda cultivar)
Tree Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica)
Bird Japanese robin (Erithacus akahige)
Fish Gowdfish ( Carassius auratus auratus )[1]
Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis)[1]
Amago (Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae)[1]
Website pref.nara.jp/english

Nara Prefectur (奈良県 Nara-ken?) is a prefectur in the Kansai region o Japan.[2] The caipital is the ceety o Nara.[3] Nara Prefectur haes the distinction o havin mair UNESCO Warld Heritage Leetins than ony ither prefectur.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "金魚・アユ・アマゴを「奈良県のさかな」に – MSN産経west" [Goldfish, Ayu, and Amago elected "Fish of Nara prefecture".]. Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese). June 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nara-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 699 at Google Books; "Kansai" at p. 477 at Google Books.
  3. Nussbaum, "Nara" at p. 698 at Google Books.
  4. "Nara". GoJapanGo. Retrieved June 19, 2012.