Ikoma, Nara

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Ikoma

生駒市
Ikoma City
Ikoma City
Flag of Ikoma
Flag
Official seal of Ikoma
Emblem
Location of Ikoma in Nara Prefecture
Location of Ikoma in Nara Prefecture
Ikoma is located in Japan
Ikoma
Ikoma
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°42′N 135°42′E / 34.700°N 135.700°E / 34.700; 135.700Coordinates: 34°42′N 135°42′E / 34.700°N 135.700°E / 34.700; 135.700
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureNara Prefecture
Government
 • MayorMakoto Yamashita
Area
 • Total53.18 km2 (20.53 sq mi)
Population
(April 1, 2017)
 • Total120,741
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeQuercus gilva
 • FlowerChrysanthemum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address8-38 Higashi-shinmachi, Ikoma-shi, Nara-ken
630-0288
Websitewww.city.ikoma.lg.jp/en/

Ikoma (生駒市, Ikoma-shi) is a city in the northwestern end of Nara Prefecture, Japan. It was founded on November 1, 1971.

As of April 1, 2017, the city had an estimated population of 120,741, with 49,672 households.[1] It had a population density of 2,300 persons per km², and it is the third biggest population in the prefecture. The total area is 53.18 km². The city is famous for "chasen."[2]

History[edit]

Notable locations[edit]

  • Mount Ikoma
  • Skyland Ikoma (amusement park on top Mount Ikoma)
  • Kurondo-ike Pond
  • Kuragari-toge Pass

Religious institutions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Roads[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Ikoma city" (in Japanese). Japan: Ikoma City. Archived from the original on 5 February 2007. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Takayama Tea Whisks" (PDF). METI KANSAI. Retrieved February 18, 2015.

External links[edit]

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