Kōryō, Nara

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Kōryō
広陵町
Town
Location of Kōryō in Nara Prefecture
Location of Kōryō in Nara Prefecture
Kōryō is located in Japan
Kōryō
Kōryō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°33′N 135°45′E / 34.550°N 135.750°E / 34.550; 135.750Coordinates: 34°33′N 135°45′E / 34.550°N 135.750°E / 34.550; 135.750
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Kitakatsuragi
Area
 • Total 16.34 km2 (6.31 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 34,569
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Kōryō

Kōryō (広陵町 Kōryō-chō?) is a town located in Kitakatsuragi District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It served as Japan's temporary capital from 640-642 AD, the Kudara Palace. Kudara is a reference to the Korean kingdom of Baekje.

As of 2003, the town has a population of 34,569 and a density of 2,115.6 persons per km². The total area is 16.34 km².

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