Takatori, Nara

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Takatori
高取町
Town
Flag of Takatori
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Location of Takatori in Nara Prefecture
Location of Takatori in Nara Prefecture
Takatori is located in Japan
Takatori
Takatori
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°27′N 135°48′E / 34.450°N 135.800°E / 34.450; 135.800Coordinates: 34°27′N 135°48′E / 34.450°N 135.800°E / 34.450; 135.800
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Takaichi
Area
 • Total 25.77 km2 (9.95 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2007)
 • Total 7,894
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Maple
- Flower Azalea
Address 635-0154
Phone number 0744-52-3334
Website Town of Takatori

Takatori (高取町 Takatori-chō?) is a town located in Takaichi District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 1, 2007, the town has an estimated population of 7,894. The total area is 25.77 km².

Geography[edit]

Located in central Nara Prefecture in the Nara Basin, most of the town is flat. The majority of the land is used for agriculture, especially for grain.[1]

  • Rivers : Takatori River, Soga River, Kibi River

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Notable locations[edit]

  • Takatori Castle Ruin
  • Minamihokke Temple
  • Kojima Temple

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2005.Kangaeri Shakaika Chizu.Tokyo:Yotsuya-Otsuka Publishing p. 38

External links[edit]

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