Location of Yamatokōriyama in Nara Prefecture
|• Mayor||Kiyoshi Ueda|
|Population (April 1, 2015)|
|• Tree||Japanese Black Pine, Peking Willow|
|• Flower||Chrysanthemum, Prunus jamasakura|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City Hall Address||248-4 Kitakōriyama-chō, Yamatokōriyama-shi, Nara-ken
Located in the northern portion of the Nara Basin, the Saho River and the Tomio River flow through. The majority of the city is flat, although the portion west of the Tomio River is a little elevated. There are many ponds in the city, which were created for cultivating goldfish.
The settlement of Hieda, located east of the Saho River, is well known for its old fashioned buildings, which are surrounded by moats.
Yamatokōriyama adjoins the following municipalities.
- Himeta Shrine
- Yanagisawa Shrine
- Kasuga Shrine
- Koizumi Shrine
- Dainagon-zuka (grave of Toyotomi Hidenaga)
- Nara Gakuen
- Koriyama High School
- West Japan Railway Company
- Kintetsu Corporation
- National Route 24
- National Route 25
- National Route 308
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