Kyoto

Kyoto Prefecture is in the region of . It contains both a coastal region to the north, and broad, more densely populated basins in the south.
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Kyōto was the capital of for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as the nation's most beautiful city and its cultural capital. Photo: Neep, CC BY-SA 3.0.

encompasses the urban heart of Japan's former imperial capital. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in Kyoto prefecture, . Two of 's historic monuments, Byōdō-in Buddhist temple and Ujigami Shinto Shrine, have been inscribed as World Heritage sites as part of "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto ". Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.5.

Some of the most picturesque parts of are located in , the eastern region of the city, across the Kamo River. Photo: Galileo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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surrounds an inlet of the Sea of Japan, along the northeastern coast of Kyoto Prefecture. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, , on the . Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kyōtanabe is a city located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, the meaning of which is roughly bridge in heaven, is a 3.6-km-long, pine tree covered sand bar. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kyoto

Latitude of center
35.2426° or 35° 14' 33.2" north
Longitude of center
135.4546° or 135° 27' 16.6" east
Population
2,630,000
United Nations Location Code
JP KYT
Elevation
258 metres (846 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 533681330
Geo­Names ID
1857907
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Kyoto
  • Afrikaans: Kioto-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Kioto Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Kyoto
  • Arabic: كيوتو
  • Arabic: محافظة كيوتو
  • Armenian: Կիոտո (պրեֆեկտուրա)
  • Armenian: Կիոտո
  • Asturian: Kyoto (Xapón)
  • Asturian: Kyoto (prefeutura)
  • Asturian: Kyoto
  • Asturian: Kyōto-fu
  • Asturian: Prefeutura de Kyoto
  • Asturian: prefeutura de Kyoto
  • Azerbaijani: Kioto prefekturası
  • Azerbaijani: Kyoto
  • Bashkir: Киото (префектура)
  • Basque: Kyoto
  • Belarusian: Кіёта
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Кіёта
  • Belarusian: прэфэктура Кіёта
  • Bengali: কিয়োতো প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Киото
  • Catalan: Kyōto-fu
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Kyoto
  • Catalan: prefectura de Kioto
  • Catalan: prefectura de Kyoto
  • Catalan: prefectura de Kyōto
  • Cebuano: Kyōto-fu
  • Central Kurdish: کیۆتۆ
  • Chechen: Киото (префектура)
  • Chechen: Киото
  • Chinese: Kiaⁿ-to͘-hú
  • Chinese: 京都
  • Chinese: 京都府
  • Corsican: prefettura di Kyōto
  • Croatian: Kyoto
  • Croatian: Kyōto
  • Czech: Prefektura Kjóto
  • Danish: Kyoto-præfekturet
  • Dutch: Kioto
  • Dutch: Kyoto
  • English: Kyoto-fu
  • English: Kyoto Prefecture
  • English: Kyōto-fu
  • English: Kyōto Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Kioto
  • Esperanto: Kiota Prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Kioto
  • Esperanto: Kyoto-hu
  • Estonian: Kyoto prefektuur
  • Estonian: Kyōto prefektuur
  • Finnish: Kioton prefektuuri
  • French: Kyoto
  • French: Kyōto
  • French: Préfecture de Kyoto
  • French: Préfecture de Kyôto
  • Galician: Prefectura de Kyōto
  • Galician: Prefectura de Quioto
  • Georgian: კიოტოს პრეფექტურა
  • German: JP-26
  • German: Kyoto-fu
  • German: Kyōto
  • German: Kyōto-fu
  • German: Präfektur Kyoto
  • German: Präfektur Kyōto
  • Greek: Νομός Κιότο
  • Greek: Νομός Κυότο
  • Gujarati: ક્યોટો પ્રિફેક્ચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Kîn-tû-fú
  • Hausa: Kîn-tû-fú
  • Hebrew: מחוז קיוטו
  • Hebrew: קיוטו
  • Hindi: क्योटो प्रीफेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Kiotó prefektúra
  • Iloko: Kyoto
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Kyōto
  • Indonesian: Kyōto-fu
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Kyoto
  • Indonesian: 京都府
  • Irish: Maoracht Kyoto
  • Italian: Prefettura di Kyōto
  • Italian: prefettura di Kyoto
  • Japanese: Kyōto-fu
  • Japanese: きょうと
  • Japanese: きょうとふ
  • Japanese: キョウト
  • Japanese: キョウトフ
  • Japanese: 京都
  • Japanese: 京都府
  • Kannada: ಕ್ಯೋಟೋ ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Khmer: ខេត្តក្យូតុ
  • Korean: 경도부
  • Korean: 경도 부
  • Korean: 교또 부
  • Korean: 교토 부
  • Korean: 교토부
  • Korean: 쿄토 부
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Kyoto
  • Latin: Kiotium
  • Latin: Kyotensis
  • Latin: Kyotum
  • Latvian: Kioto prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 京都府
  • Lithuanian: Kioto prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Kyoto prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Кјото
  • Malay: Wilayah Kyoto
  • Marathi: क्योतो
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gĭng-dŭ-hū
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kiaⁿ-to͘-hú
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kyoto-hú
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kyôto-hú
  • Northern Frisian: Kyōto (Prefektüür)
  • Northern Frisian: Kyōto
  • Northern Sami: Kyōto prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Kyoto
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kyoto
  • Pampanga: Kyoto Prefecture
  • Pampanga: Prepektura ning Kyoto
  • Persian: استان کیوتو
  • Polish: Kioto
  • Polish: Prefektura Kioto
  • Polish: Prefektura Kyōto
  • Portuguese: Heian-kyō
  • Portuguese: Kyoto
  • Portuguese: Quioto
  • Romanian: Prefectura Kyoto
  • Russian: Киото
  • Samogitian: Kėjuota prefektūra
  • Scots: Kyoto Prefectur
  • Serbian: Prefektura Kjoto
  • Serbian: Кјото
  • Serbian: Префектура Кјото
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kjoto
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kyoto
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Kjoto
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Kyoto
  • Sinhala: ක්යෝටෝ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Kjóto
  • Slovenian: prefektura Kyōto
  • South Azerbaijani: کیوتو اوستانی
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Kioto
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Kyoto
  • Sundanese: Kyoto Prefecture
  • Sundanese: Préféktur Kyoto
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Kyoto
  • Swedish: Kyoto
  • Swedish: Kyoto prefektur
  • Tagalog: Kyoto Prefecture
  • Tagalog: Kyōto Prefecture
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Kyoto
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Kyoto
  • Tajik: Prefekturai Kioto
  • Tajik: Префектураи Киото
  • Tajik: Префектураи Кёто
  • Tamil: கியோட்டோ ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுறே
  • Tamil: கியோத்தோ நகரிய மாநிலம்
  • Tatar: Киото (префектура)
  • Tatar: Киото
  • Telugu: క్యోటో ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดเกียวโต
  • Thai: จังหวัดเกียวโตะ
  • Thai: จังหวัดเคียวโตะ
  • Turkish: Kyoto
  • Turkish: Kyoto prefektörlüğü
  • Ukrainian: Кіото (префектура)
  • Ukrainian: Кіото, префектура
  • Ukrainian: Кіото-фу
  • Ukrainian: Кіото
  • Ukrainian: префектура Кіото
  • Urdu: کیوتو پریفیکچر
  • Urdu: کیوٹو پریفیکچر
  • Venetian: Prefetura de Kyoto
  • Vietnamese: Kyoto
  • Vietnamese: Kyōto
  • Vietnamese: Phủ Kyoto
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Kyoto
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Kyōto
  • Waray (Philippines): Kyoto
  • Waray (Philippines): Kyoto Prefecture
  • Welsh: Kyoto
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع کیوٹو
  • Wu Chinese: 京都府
  • Yue Chinese: 京都府
  • Kijuota prefektūra
  • Prefettura di Kyoto
  • Префектура Кіото
  • ක්යෝතෝ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • ក្យូតុ(ខេត្ត)

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