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Nara, Na-ra or NARA may refer to:

Places and jurisdictions[edit]

People and society[edit]

Persons with given name Nara[edit]

Arts and mythology[edit]

  • One of the twins Nara-Narayana in Hindu mythology
  • "Nara", song from the album Unearthed by E.S. Posthumus
  • Shikamaru Nara, fictional character in the manga and anime series Naruto
  • "Nara," and "Arrival In Nara," songs from the album This Is All Yours by alt-J

Other uses[edit]

  • Nara period, period of Japanese history, named after the above (former capital) city
  • Nara (ship), (楢 / なら?, "oak"), several Japanese ships
  • Acanthosicyos horridus or !nara, melon species of the Namib desert
  • Naenara, official web portal of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Tarucus nara, a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family