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

Head of Town Government

Mr. Kazuo Nakanishi, Town Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty in November 2017 (first term)

Location

Seal



Area

14.27km2

Population

28,294 (as of April30, 2018)
Men: 13,404 Women:14,890


GDP

Nominal: JPY 43.2 billion ( in FY《2014》)

Upper tier

Nara Prefecture

Geographic features

The area that stretches south of the Yata Hills area from the northwest section of the Nara Basin that occupies the northwest portion of Nara Prefecture, the town is surrounded by Ikoma City to the north, to the northeast by Yamatokoriyama City, to the southeast by Ando Town, to the south by Kawai Town, to the southwest by Oji Town, and to the west by Sango Town and Heguri Town. The Yamato River flows south of the town, the Tomio River to the east and the Tatsuta River west.

Main industries

wholesaler,retail business

Special product

Grapes, pears, persimmons, strawberries

Symbols

Town tree: Japanese black pine
Town flower: Sasanqua ,Camellia
Town bird: Japanese grosbeak

Number of visitors

1,069,009 (2017)

Official website

http://www.town.ikaruga.nara.jp/


Sources: Official website of Ikaruga Town, Ikaruga Town statistical data (published in 2017), The 4th Ikaruga Town General Plan



(As of June, 2018)