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

Head of City Government

Mayor Morita Koji
Assumed the Mayor in July 2016 (first term)

Location

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Area

4.06㎢(The year 2018) 
The smallest town in Nara prefecture and also the second smallest in Japan

Population

6,971 people (as of September 1st, 2018)
Men: 3,300 people   Women: 3,671 people

GDP

JPY 11,817 billion (FY 2016)

Upper-tier

Nara Prefecture

Geographical features

This is an area blessed with nature and developed in the fertile basin of the Asuka River, Sogagawa River and Terakawa River.
Also, the whole mountain ranges of Mt.Katsuragi and Mt.Kongo is visible within the town.

Main industries

Baseball gloves, spiked shoes and other sports products

Symbols

Symbol tree: osmanthus (fragrant olive)
Symbol flower: Double flowered cherry flower Azasa

Official website

https://www.town.miyake.lg.jp

Source: Miyake Town HP, Nara Private Economic Calculation Report, Nara prefecture almanac


(As of Oct, 2018)