Congress Report
Photo: Nara City Sightseeing Information Center, Kofuku-ji Temple
Photo taken by Tatehiko Yano
Kashihara City

Head of City Government

Mr. Yutaka Morishita, Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty in November 2015 (third term)

Location

Seal



Area

39.56 km2 (2014)

Population

122,723 (as of April 1st,2018)
Men: 58,479 Women: 64,244

GDP

JPY3,406 billion (FY2014)

Upper tier

Nara Prefecture

Geographical features

Kashihara city is roughly located on Nara prefecture and the ups and downs are not much as a whole. Asuka river runs through central part of city, and Soga river runs through western part. With regards to railway network, JR and Kintetsu Line intersect individually. Regarding road network, there are 4 national roads in the city. So, Kashihara city is connected directly with Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nagoya and Kansai International Airport.

Main industries

Electronic components, devices and circuitry manufacture;
transportation machinery manufacture; food processing

Symbols

City tree: Oak
City flower: Common gardenia

Number of visitors

Total 4,627,000 (2017)

Official website

http://www.city.kashihara.nara.jp/


Sources: Information provided by Kashihara City (including the official website); 2014 Nara Prefecture inhabitants’ economic calculation


(As of May, 2018)