Kōra, Shiga

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Kōra
甲良町
Town
Location of Kōra in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Kōra in Shiga Prefecture
Kōra is located in Japan
Kōra
Kōra
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°12′N 136°16′E / 35.200°N 136.267°E / 35.200; 136.267Coordinates: 35°12′N 136°16′E / 35.200°N 136.267°E / 35.200; 136.267
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
District Inukami
Government
 • Mayor Toyoaki Kitagawa
Area
 • Total 13.66 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 8,024
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Wisteria
Address 353-1, Zaiji, Kōra-chō, Inukami-gun, Shiga-ken
522-0244
Phone number 0749-38-3311
Website Town of Kōra

Kōra (甲良町 Kōra-chō?) is a town located in Inukami District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 8,024 and a density of 587.41 persons per km². The total area is 13.66 km².

Kōra is famous for Saimyō-ji Temple (西明寺). It is also known as a hometown of Amako clan, Tōdō Takatora and master carpenters who built Nikkō Tōshō-gū.

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