Ikaruga, Nara

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Ikaruga
斑鳩町
Town
Flag of Ikaruga
Flag
Location of Ikaruga in Nara Prefecture
Location of Ikaruga in Nara Prefecture
Ikaruga is located in Japan
Ikaruga
Ikaruga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°37′N 135°44′E / 34.617°N 135.733°E / 34.617; 135.733Coordinates: 34°37′N 135°44′E / 34.617°N 135.733°E / 34.617; 135.733
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Ikoma
Area
 • Total 14.27 km2 (5.51 sq mi)
Population (November 30, 2006)
 • Total 28,685
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Japanese Black Pine
- Flower Camellia sasanqua
Address 3-7-12 Hōryūjinishi, Ikaruga-cho,
630-8580
Phone number 0745-74-1001
Website Town of Ikaruga
Tatsuta River
Gate to Horyū-ji in Ikaruga
Hokki-ji

Ikaruga (斑鳩町 Ikaruga-chō?) is a town located in Ikoma District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Ikaruga is home to Hōryū-ji and Hokki-ji, ancient Buddhist temples collectively inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage. Other ancient temples include Hōrin-ji, also in the vicinity of Hōryū-ji.

As of November 30, 2006, the town has an estimated population of 28,685. The total area is 14.27 km2 (6 sq mi).

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Geography[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Primary Schools
    • Ikaruga Elementary School
    • Ikarugahigashi Elementary School
    • Ikaruganishi Elementary School
  • Junior High Schools
    • Ikaruga Junior High School
    • Ikarugaminami Junior High School
  • High Schools
    • Hōryū-ji International High School

Famous places[edit]

Temples・Shrines[edit]

Kofun[edit]

and many others

External links[edit]

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