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. The density is 1870 persons per km², and the total area is 4.33 km².
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.
- 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.
Places of note
- Ando Cultural Museum
- Tomimoto Kenichi Memorial Museum
- Nakake House
West Japan Railway Company's Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) passes through Ando. However, no stations are found in the town.