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

Head of Town Government

Mr. Yoshiyuki Yamamura, Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty in June 2013 (second term)

Location

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Area

16.30 km2 (April, 2018)

Population

34,899 (as of April, 2018)
Men: 16,767 Women: 18,132

GDP

JPY 56.9 billion (as of 2013)

Upper Tier

Nara Prefecture

Geographic Features

Located in the Midwestern part of Nara Basin, To the East is Miyake and Tawaramoto Town、to the South is Kashihara and Yamato Takada City. To the West is Kashiba City and Kanmaki Town. To the North is Kawai Town. The East of Koryo is expansive flat plains while the Western part becomes a range of hills. In the center of Koryo flows the first class Takada and Katsuragi Rivers. On the Eastern border of Koryo flows the Soga River.

Main industries

Manufacturing of socks and plastics, as well as extensive farming.

Symbols

Town tree: Osmanthus
Town flower: Sunflower

Official website

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

    
Sources: Official website of Koryo Town, The 4th Koryo Town Comprehensive Plan, Nara Prefecture Cities, Towns, and Villages Economic Forecast Report.


(As of May, 2018)