Takatori, Nara

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Takatori
高取町
Town
Takatori Town
Takatori Town
Flag of Takatori
Flag
Official seal of Takatori
Chapter
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 (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 6,964
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Maple
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 635-0154
Website www.town.takatori.nara.jp

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

As of March 31, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 6,964.[1] 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.[2]

  • Rivers : Takatori River, Soga River, Kibi River

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Notable locations[edit]

  • Takatori Castle Ruin
  • Minamihokke Temple
  • Kojima Temple

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Takatori Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Takatori Town. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ 2005.Kangaeri Shakaika Chizu.Tokyo:Yotsuya-Otsuka Publishing p. 38

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