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Tenri, Nara

Tenri
天理市
City
Top left:View of Headquarter in Tenri religious community, Top right:Tenri religious school, Middle left:View of a point of side of mount Miwa road, Middle right:Stone site in Ryuo Mount Castle, Bottom:Tenri Reference Museum
Top left:View of Headquarter in Tenri religious community, Top right:Tenri religious school, Middle left:View of a point of side of mount Miwa road, Middle right:Stone site in Ryuo Mount Castle, Bottom:Tenri Reference Museum
Flag of Tenri
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Location of Tenri in Nara Prefecture
Location of Tenri in Nara Prefecture
Tenri is located in Japan
Tenri
Location in Japan
Coordinates:
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Keisaku Minami
Area
 • Total 86.37 km2 (33.35 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2015)
 • Total 66,866
Symbols
 • Tree Ginkgo
 • Flower Ume
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 605 Kawaharajō-chō, Tenri-shi, Nara-ken
Phone number 0743-63-1001
Website City of Tenri

Tenri (天理市 Tenri-shi) is a city located in Nara Prefecture, Japan. The modern city was founded on April 1, 1954.

As of April 1, 2015, the city has an estimate population of 66,866, and 29,169 households.[1] The population density is 800.61 persons per km², and the total area is 86.37 km².

Contents

  • History 1
  • Education 2
  • Shrines and temples 3
  • Transportation 4
    • Rail 4.1
    • Road 4.2
  • Sister cities 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

History

Tenri was briefly the capital of Japan during the reign of Emperor Ninken.[2] The life of the Imperial court was centered at Isonokami Hirotaka Palace where the emperor lived in 488–498.[3]

Education

  • Primary schools
    • Senzai Elementary School
    • Idodo Elementary School
    • Yamanobe Elementary School
    • Nikaido Elementary School
    • Tenri Elementary School (Private School)
    • Yanagimoto Elementary School
    • Tanbaichi Elementary School
    • Ichinomoto Elementary School
    • Fukuzumi Elementary School
    • Asawa Elementary School
  • Junior high schools
    • Kita Junior High School
    • Minami Junior High School
    • Fukuzumi Junior High School
    • Nishi Junior High School
    • Tenri Junior High School (Private School)
  • High schools
    • Soekami High School
    • Nikaido High School
    • Tenri High School (Private School)
    • Tenri Kyoko Gakuen High School[4]
  • Universities

Shrines and temples

Gate of Isonokami Jingu

The Shinto Isonokami Shrine is in Tenri.

Transportation

Rail

The central station of Tenri is Tenri Station.

Road

Sister cities

References

  1. ^ "市町村別推計人口・世帯数".  
  2. ^ Ponsonby-Fane. (1915). The Imperial Family of Japan, p. 15.
  3. ^ Koch, W. (1904). p. 13Japan; Geschichte nach japanischen Quellen und ethnographische Skizzen. Mit einem Stammbaum des Kaisers von Japan,.
  4. ^ "Tenri Kyoko Gakuen High School Website". 

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Tenri City official website (Japanese)


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