Nara Prefectur

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Nara Prefecture

奈良県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese奈良県
 • RōmajiNara-ken
Offeecial logo o Nara Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Nara Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKansai
IslandHonshu
CaipitalNara
Govrenment
 • GovrenorShōgo Arai
Area
 • Total3,691.09 km2 (1,425.14 sq mi)
Aurie rank40t
Population
 (March 1, 2011)
 • Tot1,396,849
 • Rank29t
 • Density378.43/km2 (980.1/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-29
Destricts7
Municipalities39
FlouerNara yae zakura
(Prunus verecunda cultivar)
TreeSugi (Cryptomeria japonica)
BirdJapanese robin (Erithacus akahige)
FishGowdfish ( Carassius auratus auratus )[1]
Ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis)[1]
Amago (Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae)[1]
Wabsteidwww.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". Sankei Shimbun (in Japanese). June 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-27.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  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.