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Nagano Prefecture is located at the center of . It is surrounded by 8 prefectures. The population of Nagano is 2,214,356. The Hokuriku Shinkansen line, a branch of the Joetsu Shikansen to , connects to in around 2 hours.

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is a city in . City was formed in 2003 from the amalgamation of Koshoku City in its northern parts with the historic onsen towns of Togura and Kamiyamada in the south.

, is a skiing resort in Nagano Prefecture, in the district of .

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is in Nagano at the eastern end of the .

is the capital of prefecture, in the district of .


or Kiso Mountains or Central Alps are a mountain range mostly located in Nagano.

The is in Nagano prefecture, . Situated in the southwestern part of Nagano Prefecture, this area was once a section of the old Nakasendō Highway, one of Japan's historic transport arteries joining with Edo.

is a city in . Shinkansen -; Shinano-Tetsudo line -; Japan Railways bus from airport.

is a quiet city of 30,000 inhabitants in Nagano.

is a city in Nagano Prefecture. Situated among the picturesque valleys of central Honshu's famous Alps region, boasts a unique blend of culture, history and natural beauty.

is a hot spring town in Nagano, , famous for its bathing snow monkeys.

is a city in Nagano prefecture. The cheapest way to get here from Tokyo or Kyoto is by bus.

is a city in , Japan. markets itself as "Japan's Hometown".

Kamikōchi is a village in central , roughly between and , in the Japanese Alps.

is a town in Nagano Prefecture. is famous as the home of the Hokusai Museum.

is a town in . , at about 1000m above sea-level, is a famous hill resort in eastern Nagano Prefecture.

is a city in Nagano. 's main claims to fame are its geographical location and the fact that its name means "salt butt".


Other Names for Nagano

  • Achinese: Prefektur Nagano
  • Arabic: ناغانو
  • Bulgarian: Нагано
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Nagano
  • Central Kurdish: ناگانۆ
  • Chinese: 长野县
  • Czech: Prefektura Nagano
  • English: Nagano Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Nagano
  • Estonian: Nagano prefektuur
  • Finnish: Naganon prefektuuri
  • French: Nagano
  • French: Préfecture de Nagano
  • Galician: Prefectura de Nagano
  • German: Nagano
  • German: Präfektur Nagano
  • Hungarian: Nagano prefektúra
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Nagano
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Nagano
  • Italian: Prefettura di Nagano
  • Japanese: ながのけん
  • Japanese: 長野
  • Japanese: 長野県
  • Korean: 나가노 현
  • Latin: Naganum
  • Latvian: Nagano prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 長野縣
  • Lithuanian: Nagano prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Нагано
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Wilayah Nagano
  • Marathi: नागानो
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nagano-koān
  • Novial: Nagano Prefekture
  • Pampanga: Prepektura ning Nagano
  • Persian: استان ناگانو
  • Polish: Prefektura Nagano
  • Portuguese: Nagano
  • Romanian: Prefectura Nagano
  • Russian: Нагано
  • Scots: Nagano Prefectur
  • Serbian: Префектура Нагано
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Nagano
  • Slovenian: Prefektura Nagano
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Nagano
  • Sundanese: Nagano Prefecture
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Mkoa wa Nagano
  • Swedish: Nagano prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Nagano
  • Tajik: Префектураи Нагано
  • Thai: จังหวัดนะงะโนะ
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Наґано
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع ناگانو
  • Wu Chinese: 长野县
  • Yue Chinese: 長野縣
  • Nagano Ken
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