Ando, Nara

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Ando
安堵町
Town
Location of Ando in Nara Prefecture
Location of Ando in Nara Prefecture
Ando is located in Japan
Ando
Ando
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°36′N 135°45′E / 34.600°N 135.750°E / 34.600; 135.750Coordinates: 34°36′N 135°45′E / 34.600°N 135.750°E / 34.600; 135.750
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Ikoma
Area
 • Total 4.33 km2 (1.67 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2015)
 • Total 7,595
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ilex integra
- Flower Dianthus
Address 958 Higashi-ando, Ando-chō, Ikoma-gun, Nara-ken
639-1095
Phone number 0743-57-1512
Website Town of Ando

Ando (安堵町 Ando-chō?) is a town located in Ikoma District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 1, 2007, the town has an estimated population of 7,595 and 3,420 households.[1] The density is 1870 persons per km², and the total area is 4.33 km².[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern portion of Nara Prefecture, it is a relatively small town situated close to the center of the Nara Basin. The Tomio River and Yamato River flow through Ando.

History[edit]

  • 1889 - Five villages are merged in Heguri District, creating Ando village.
  • 1896 - Heguri District is united by Soejimo District, creating Ikoma District.
  • 1986 - Ando village is renamed Ando town.

Education[edit]

Places of note[edit]

  • Ando Cultural Museum
  • Tomimoto Kenichi Memorial Museum
  • Nakake House

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

West Japan Railway Company's Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) passes through Ando. However, no stations are found in the town.

Road[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "市町村別推計人口・世帯数". Nara Prefecture. April 1, 2015. Retrieved May 5, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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