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Nara

奈良市
Nara Ceety
Frae tap left: Wakakusayama Moontain Burnin, Great Buddha o Tōdai-ji, Yakushi-ji, Tōdai-ji, Kasuga Shrine an a deer in Nara Pairk
Frae tap left: Wakakusayama Moontain Burnin, Great Buddha o Tōdai-ji, Yakushi-ji, Tōdai-ji, Kasuga Shrine an a deer in Nara Pairk
Banner o Nara
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Location of Nara in Nara Prefectur
Location of Nara in Nara Prefectur
Coordinates: 34°41′N 135°48′E / 34.683°N 135.800°E / 34.683; 135.800Coordinates: 34°41′N 135°48′E / 34.683°N 135.800°E / 34.683; 135.800
KintraJapan
RegionKansai
PrefecturNara Prefectur
Govrenment
 • MayorGen Nakagawa
Area
 • Total276.84 km2 (106.89 sq mi)
Population
 (Januar 1, 2010)
 • Tot368,636
 • Density1,331.58/km2 (3,448.8/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeQuercus gilva
 • FlouerNara yaezakura
 • BirdJapanese bush warbler
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Staundart Time)
City Hall Address1-1-1 Nijō-ōji, Nara-shi, Nara-ken
630-8580
Wabsteidwww.city.nara.lg.jp

Nara (奈良市, Nara-shi, Japanese: [náꜜrà]) is the caipital ceety o Nara Prefectur locatit in the Kansai region o Japan. The ceety occupies the northren pairt o Nara Prefectur, borderin Kyoto Prefectur. Aicht temples, shrines an ruins in Nara remeen: speceefically Tōdai-ji, Saidai-ji, Kōfuku-ji, Kasuga Shrine, Gangō-ji, Yakushi-ji, Tōshōdai-ji, an the Heijō Palace, thegither wi Kasugayama Primeval Forest, collectively form "Historic Monuments o Auncient Nara", a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid.