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  Kyoto Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although in 1192 real political power shifted to Kamakura, where a samurai clan established the shogunate, Kyoto still remained as the imperial capital because the powerless emperors and their court continued to be seated in the city.
Kyoto is separated in the middle by the Tanba Mountains.
The Iwashimizu Hachimangu, a Shinto shrine in Yawata
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 Kyoto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pagoda of Toji, a temple in Kyoto.
Kyoto's kimono weavers are particularly renowned, and the city remains the premier center of kimono manufacturing.
Kyoto is known as one of the academic centers of the country, and is home to thirty-seven institutions of higher education.
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 Kyoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kyoto was the capital or Heian Kyo of Japan from 794 until the transfer of the government to Tokyo in 1868 at the time of the Imperial Restoration.
Though archaeological evidence places the first human settlement on the islands of Japan to approximately 10,000 BC, the Kyoto area was not settled until the 7th century by the Hata clan from Korea.
Kyoto is home to the main headquarters of Nintendo, as well as its domestic division, Nintendo of Japan.
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 Kyoto prefecture
Kyoto Fu, or Kyoto prefecture, was established in 1868 folowing Meiji Restoration and in 1989, the City of Kyoto was officially born.
Its neighbors to the south are Osaka and Nara prefectures.
To the east lie Mie and Shiga prefectures, and to the west, Hyogo prefecture.
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 Nara Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nara Prefecture is located in the middle of the Kii Peninsula on the western half of Honshu, Japan.
The northern plains of the prefecture are bounded by the tallest mountains in the Kansai, located in the south of the prefecture.
Nara is bordered to the west by Wakayama Prefecture and Osaka Prefecture; on the north by Kyoto Prefecture and on the east by Mie Prefecture.
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 Search Results for "Kyoto"
Kyoto Protocol (kee-OH-toh) An agreement on global warming reached by the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997.
Kyoto was Japan's capital from 794 until 1869, although its political importance...
Art Kyoto, though it remained the scene of a colorful court life, was forced to share honors with Kamakura as a center of art and culture.
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 Kyoto prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Thus, when a Kyoto resident says "In the lastwar", it is most likely about 1467 and not World War Two, which claimedmany lives elsewhere in Japan.
Itsneighbors to the south are Osaka and Nara prefectures.
A few of the festivals held in Kyoto are Aoi Matsuri (which dates from 544), Gion Matsuri (from 869),Ine Matsuri (from the Edo period, Daimonji Gozan Okuribi(from 1662), and Jidai Matsuri (from 1895).
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 Kyoto prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The city of Kyoto is so and dominant that when people say "Kyoto" almost always mean the city rather than larger prefecture.
Kyoto Fu or Kyoto prefecture was established 1868 folowing Meiji Restoration and in 1989 the City of was officially born.
It is commonly said that to be Kyoto citizen one has to live for generations and this is not a joke.
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 KYOTO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kyoto is the only large Japanese city that still has an abundance of prewar buildings, although modernization is continually breaking down the traditional Kyoto in favor of newer architecture, such as the controversial Kyoto Station complex.
Kyoto also has a unique higher education network called the Consortium of Universities in Kyoto, which consists of three national, five public, and 41 private universities, as well as the city and four other organizations.
In football, Kyoto is represented by Kyoto Purple Sanga in the J. League's Division 2 or J2.
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 Yayoi beads, accessories discovered in Kyoto tomb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
KYOTO (Kyodo) Researchers have unearthed green comma-shaped glass beads and cylindrical, sky-blue decorative pieces from a tomb believed to date from the first half of the third century.
It is believed to be the largest find of such glass beads in Japan, according to the researchers at the Kyoto Archaeology Center in Muko, Kyoto Prefecture, and the board of education in the town of Mineyama, in the north of the prefecture.
The tomb, dating from the Yayoi Period (300 B.C. to 300), is in the Akasaka-Imai mound in Mineyama, one of the largest burial mounds in Japan.
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 Encyclopedia: Kyoto prefecture
The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts: for example, maps and geography textbooks divide Japan into the eight regions, weather reports usually give the weather by region, and many businesses and institutions...
Rich in historic interest, Kyoto is the site of the tombs of many famous Japanese; the old imperial palace as well as Nijo Castle (former palace of the shoguns), with their fine parks and gardens, are also in the city.
In addition, Kyoto is a religious center, noted especially for its ancient Buddhist temples, its Heian shrine (a Shinto holy place), and its 59-ft (18-m) statue (daibutsu) of Buddha.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kyoto-prefecture   (700 words)

 Archaeologists say mound may hold third century king   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
KYOTO (Kyodo) A large mounded tomb believed to date back to the mid-third century has been unearthed in the town of Mineyama, Kyoto Prefecture, archaeologists said this week.
The archaeologists, from the Kyoto Prefecture Research Center for Archaeological Properties, said the main burial facility may entomb a powerful king from the Sea of Japan coast.
The tomb, excavated by the foot of a hill in the town, measures 37.5 meters by 32.5 meters and rises to a height of 3.5 meters in the center, the archaeologists said.
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 Libraries in Japan
The prefectural library is serving as a research library for in-library use and as a prefectural lending library for Kyoto prefecture.
The library is located in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi in the eastern part of Kyoto, and as there is no large city library in Kyoto the prefectural library is serving as public lending library for all citizens of Kyoto.
Kyoto prefecture has a population of 2.500.000 inhabitants, and the city of Kyoto itself 1.500.000 inhabitants.
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 Search Results for prefecture - Encyclopædia Britannica
It is bordered by Kyoto urban prefecture (north) and by the ken (prefectures) of Hyogo (northwest), Nara (east), and Wakayama (south) and by Osaka Bay...
Kyoto Urban Prefecture, which extends to the Japan Sea, is under the administration of an elected governor, while the city is administered by an elected mayor and city council of 72 members.
It is the largest prefecture on the island, with an area of 2,744 square miles (7,107 square km).
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 Kansai Information and Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The city of Kobe is the hub of Hyogo prefecture and spreads east and west in a narrow stretch of land between the sea and the mountains.
Kyoto City is a place where you can truly savor first-hand a rich depth of culture and art steeped in tradition, and set against the changing backdrop of the four seasons, with each one possessing its own charm.
Located almost at the center of the Japanese archipelago, Nara Prefecture is an inland prefecture surrounded by the four prefectures of Osaka to the west, Kyoto to the north, Wakayama to the south and Mie to the east.
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 AllRefer.com - Kyoto, Japan (Japanese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Kyoto is one of Japan's largest cities and an important cultural and spiritual center.
For centuries it has been the cultural heart of Japan; it contains magnificent art treasures and is the seat of Kyoto Univ., Doshisha Univ. (founded in 1873 as an American mission college), and other higher educational institutions.
The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Kyoto National Museum, and an excellent concert hall are also there.
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 Kyoto on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kyoto Chaos: the effects of ratification in Canada.
KYOTO, JAPAN-- Members of environmental groups and others parade in Kyoto, Japan, Wednesday, February 16, 2005, to mark the enactment of the Kyoto Protocol, which was adopted seven years ago in the ci
New Zealand and the Kyoto Protocol: ideals, interests and politics: Jian Yang outlines the conflicts of interest and politics in New Zealand's approach to global warming.
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 Kyoto in Kyoto
In Kyoto the bicycle is the main choice of transport for a large number of its residents for getting around the city, to get to and from work and school and to connect with subways and trains.
Kyoto is located in a basin about 12 kilometres across surrounded by mountains to the north east and west and is mostly flat with a network of roads of running north-south and east-west with smaller streets and narrow alleys ideal for bicycles running between them.
The Kyoto City Council is making no apparent effort to set up facilities that would assist recycling operators to divert waste from going to the incinerator while it is allowing residents to contribute to the waste stream with no enforcement of any of its own regulations.
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 Kyoto, Japan  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Kyôto served as Japan’s capital and the seat of the imperial court for more than 1,000 years, from its founding in 794 until 1868, when the emperor moved to Tokyo.
The city and the rest of Kyôto Prefecture are part of Japan’s Kinki region.
The most important Shinto shrines are Yasaka Jinja, in the Gion district; Fushimi Inari, at the foot of Mount Inari; Kitano, the site of a popular monthly flea market; and Heian, founded in 1894 in commemoration of the 1,100th anniversary of Kyôto’s founding.
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 Kyoto Gov. orders investigation into scandal-hit church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Kyoto -- Kyoto Gov. Keiji Yamada has ordered investigations into the activities of a church in Kyoto Prefecture whose leader is under arrest on suspicion of raping a young girl, it has been learned.
Yamada ordered Kyoto Prefecture's educational division, which manages religious corporations, and the prefectural board of education to investigate the activities of the Seishin Chuo Kyokai church headed by Tamotsu Kin, 61.
Kyoto Prefectural Police officials are continuing to carefully investigate Kin's actions, suspecting there is a possibility he raped girls overseas as well as in Japan.
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 IWE'96 Kyoto Pavilion
The following is a brief introduction to what the Kyoto Pavilion is made up of, as of July 12, 1996, and what plans for its future hold.
Kyoto Pavilion aims to be an information exchange created by everyone and in which anyone can play a part.
The vivid culture fostered in Kyoto will be introduced via a variety of fascinating visual presentations, linking past, present, and future.
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These studies were commissioned by the Kyoto Prefectural Government from the Infectious Disease Surveillance Center and the Department of Virology III (Influenza CC of WHO), National Institute of Infectious Diseases.
One seropositive prefecture worker is among the 3 sent as the 1st investigation team.
However, since all prefecture workers who participated in the operation with the personal infection prevention procedures were seronegative except a seropositive person of the first investigation team, the personal infection prevention procedures were considered to be effective.
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 Travel in Kyoto - Japan - Asia - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
What is more, many centers of religious sects came into Kyoto, so that it was getting become very attractive as being religious than any other part in Japan.
Heian shrine was constructed to commemorate the 1,100th anniversary of founding Heiankyo in 1895 and "Jidai Maturi", Festival of the ages of Heian shrine which is one of the three big festivals had started.
The decision to construct the Kyoto State Guest House was made at a Cabinet meeting.
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 Untitled Normal Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
long, narrow strip of land extending north to south, the prefecture borders with the Sea of Japan and Fukui Prefecture to the north, Osaka and Nara Prefectures to the south, Mie and Shiga Prefectures to the east, and with Hyogo Prefecture to the west.
It is also characteristic of Kyoto that its lack of flatland prevents the development of agriculture, fisheries as well as industries.
he climate of Kyoto is much affected by the geographical features of the prefecture--its length from north to sough, and its topographical variety of the Tango Mountains, the Tanba Plateau, and the Kyoto Basin.
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Kyoto Prefecture to test crows ------------------------------ The Kyoto prefectural government on Monday placed cages to capture crows in 3 areas within a 10-kilometer radius of Asada Nosan's Funai Farm in Tanbacho, Kyoto Prefecture, following the detection of avian influenza in 2 dead crows found at the farm and also in neighboring Sonobecho in the prefecture.
Officials of the prefectural government set traps for crows in a forest and other locations, but failed to catch any, a failure they blamed on the crows' cautious nature.
The prefectural government also plans to capture crows in 13 municipalities within a 30-kilometer radius of Funai Farm and a 5-kilometer radius of the Arinobe poultry-processing plant in Yachiyocho, Hyogo Prefecture, and test them for bird flu.
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 Japan Omnibus - Sightseeing - Kyoto
Kyoto can be roughly divided into five areas: Rakuhoku (north), Rakusei (west), Rakuchu (central), Rakuto/Higashiyama (east) and Rakunan (south).
During the Kamakura Period (1185~1333), Kyoto's position as the center of political power was temporarily diminished and the transfer of the Tokugawa Shogunate to Edo (now Tokyo) in 1600 again moved the political focus away from the city.
Kyoto is located in the Kinki Area of western Japan and is within easy reach of Nara, Osaka and Kobe - together the four cities make up the so-called Kansai region.
www.japan-zone.com /omnibus/kyoto.shtml   (408 words)

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