Kyoto

city in Japan

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Kyoto

Kyōto Prefecture, Japan

Kyoto (京都市, Kyōto-shi, pronounced [kʲjoːꜜto.ɕi]; UK /kɪˈt/, US /kiˈ/, or /ˈkj/) is a city located in the central part of the island of Honshu, Japan. It has a population close to 1.5 million. Formerly the Imperial capital of Japan for more than one thousand years, it is now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture located in the Kansai region, as well as a major part of the Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe metropolitan area. Kyoto is also known as the thousand-year capital.

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Interesting Facts

Kyoto


Population

1.48 million

Head of government

Daisaku Kadokawa, Yorikane Masumoto, Masahiko Imagawa, Tomoyuki Tanabe & Motoki Funahashi

Located in time zone

UTC+09:00

Area

+827830000 square metre

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