|Area (rank)||4,612.71 km² (31st)|
|- % water||1.0%|
|Population (March 1, 2011)|
|- Population||2,633,428 (13th)|
|- Density||570.91 /km²|
|- Flower||Weeping cherry blossom (Prunus spachiana)|
|- Tree||Kitayama Sugi (Cryptomeria japonica)|
|- Bird||Streaked Shearwater (Calonectris leucomelas)|
Symbol of Kyoto Prefecture
|Template ■ Discussion|
History[change | edit source]
From the 7th century through the late-19th century, the city of Kyoto was the Imperial capital of Japan.
Geography[change | edit source]
Kyoto Prefecture is almost in the center of Honshū and of Japan. To the north, it faces the Sea of Japan and Fukui Prefecture. To the south, it faces Osaka and Nara Prefectures. To the east, it faces Mie and Shiga Prefectures. To the west, it faces Hyōgo Prefecture.
Cities[change | edit source]
There are fifteen cities in Kyoto Prefecture.
Towns and villages[change | edit source]
These are the towns and villages in each district:
Education[change | edit source]
Universities[change | edit source]
- Kyoto University
- Kyoto University of Education
- Kyoto Institute of Technology
- Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
- Doshisha University
- Ritsumeikan University
- Kyoto Sangyo University (Kyoto Industrial University)
- Ryukoku University
- Bukkyo University
- Otani University
- Kyoto Gakuen University
- Hanazono University
National Parks[change | edit source]
National Parks are established in about 6% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples[change | edit source]
Related pages[change | edit source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Kyoto Sanga F.C.
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyoto-fu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 587; "Kansai" at p. 477.
- Nussbaum, "Kyoto" at pp. 565-587.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-13.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-3-14.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Official Kyoto Prefecture website (in English)
- Kyoto Prefectural International Center
- Kyoto Prefecture Daily Living Guide
- Kyoto Tourism Federation
- Kyoto Visitors Guide