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Kōryō, Nara

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Kōryō (広陵町, Kōryō-chō) is a Japanese town in Nara Prefecture on the island of Honshū. The town has a population of 33,606 people.[1]

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According to tradition, Kōryō was sometimes the site of an Imperial Palace,[2] including

  • Umayasaka Palace or Umayasaka-no-miya, 640.[3]
  • Kudara Palace or Kudara-no-miya, 640–642[3] Kudara is related to an ancient name of the Korean kingdom of Baekje.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Kōryō (Nara , Japan) - Population Statistics, Charts, Map, Location, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2019-08-13.
  2. Koch, W. (1904). Japan; Geschichte nach japanischen Quellen und ethnographische Skizzen. Mit einem Stammbaum des Kaisers von Japan, p. 13. (in German)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Asuka Historical Museum, Palaces of the Asuka Period," 1995; retrieved 2012-5-3.
  4. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kudara" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 569.

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