Ayabe, Kyoto

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Ayabe

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Ayabe
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°18′N135°16′E / 35.300°N 135.267°E / 35.300; 135.267 Coordinates: 35°18′N135°16′E / 35.300°N 135.267°E / 35.300; 135.267
CountryJapan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
First official recorded471 AD
City settledAugust 1, 1950
Government
  MayorZenya Yamazaki
Area
  Total347.1 km2 (134.0 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2015)
  Total33,821
  Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address623-8501
Website www.city.ayabe.kyoto.jp

Ayabe (綾部市, Ayabe-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on August 1, 1950. As of 2015, the city has an estimated population of 33,821 and a population density of 97.5 persons per km². The total area is 347.1 km². [1]

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Overview

Ayabe is situated in the mountains of Northern Kyoto Prefecture. You can get there by train from Kyoto station or by car in an hour and a half.

It is known for the founding of Ōmoto. In August fireflies can be viewed from Kanbayashi. In the same area is a hot spring area and development is underway for a new hot spring to be opened by the JR Ayabe station.

Economy

Gunze's registered headquarters are in Ayabe. [2]

Twin towns and sister cities

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References

  1. 2015 Population Census
  2. "Business Locations". Gunze . Retrieved 2021-07-04. Registered Head Office 1 Zeze, Aono-cho, Ayabe, Kyoto 623-8511, Japan
  3. "International Exchange: List of Sister Cities / Kyoto prefecture Multilingual Site". Pref.kyoto.jp. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
  4. See also Status of Jerusalem