Nabari, Mie

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Akame 48 Falls
Akame 48 Falls
Flag of Nabari
Official seal of Nabari
Location of Nabari in Mie Prefecture
Location of Nabari in Mie Prefecture
Nabari is located in Japan
Coordinates: 34°37′39.3″N 136°6′30.2″E / 34.627583°N 136.108389°E / 34.627583; 136.108389Coordinates: 34°37′39.3″N 136°6′30.2″E / 34.627583°N 136.108389°E / 34.627583; 136.108389
Country Japan
Region Kansai, Tōkai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
 • -Mayor Toshikatsu Kamei
 • Total 129.77 km2 (50.10 sq mi)
Population (August 2015)
 • Total 78,190
 • Density 603/km2 (1,560/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
• Tree Maple
• Flower Japanese bellflower
• Bird Japanese bush-warbler
Phone number 0595-63-7402
Address 1 Ichiban-chō, Kōnodai, Nabari-shi, Mie-ken 518-0492
Nabari City Hall

Nabari (名張市 Nabari-shi?) is a city located in central Mie Prefecture, Japan, bordering on Nara Prefecture to the west.

As of August 2015, the city has an estimated population of 78,190 and a population density of 603 persons per km2. The total area was 129.77 square kilometres (50.10 sq mi).

Neighboring municipalities[edit]


The area around Nabari is part of ancient Iga Province, and Nabari developed from the Nara period as a post station on the Ise Kaido, or highway from the capital to the Ise Grand Shrines.

Nabari Town in Nabari District in Mie Prefecture was established on April 1, 1889. The district was merged with Iga District in 1896 to form Naga District. The modern city of Nabari was established on March 31, 1954. Voters rejected a proposal to merge with the neighboring city of Iga in February 2003.


The economy of Nabari is mixed, with agriculture (especially for fruits) and sake production, along with light manufacturing and chemicals production predominant. Due to its proximity to Osaka and Nara, the city is also increasing becoming a bedroom community.


  • Kogakkan University – Nabari branch campus
  • Nabari has 14 elementary schools, five middle schools and three high schools and one special education school.




Sister city relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Akame Forty-eight Waterfalls. Asides from being a popular hiking spot, the waterfalls are rumored to be the training location for ninja hundreds of years ago.
  • Kuroda House. The Kuroda House was a large manor operated by Todaiji Temple from the Heian to the Muromachi period.

Noted people from Nabari[edit]


  1. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

External links[edit]

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