Gojō, Nara

Gojō, Nara

:"GOJO is also the name of a soap company."Infobox City Japan
Name= Gojō
JapaneseName= 五條市

Region= Kansai
Prefecture= Nara
Area_km2= 291.98
PopDate= December 31, 2006
Population= 38,096
Density_km2= 130.47
Coords= coord|34|21|N|135|42|E|region:JP_type:city
Tree= Camphor Laurel
Flower= Chinese bellflower

Mayor= Nobuharu Enoki
CityHallPostalCode= 637-8501
CityHallAddress= 1-1-1 Honmachi, Gojō-shi, Nara-ken
CityHallPhone= 0747-22-4001
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.gojo.lg.jp/ City of Gojō]
Nihongo|Gojō|五條市|Gojō-shi is a city located in Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 34,436 and the density of 386.75 persons per km². The total area is 89.04 km².

The city was founded on October 15, 1957.

On September 25, 2005 the villages of Nishiyoshino and Ōtō merged into the city of Gojō.


Located in western Nara Prefecture, the Yoshino River flows through the city. It is surrounded mostly by mountains, although the city hall is located in a flat basin. Situated north of the city hall is Mount Kongō, at 1125 m. Persimmon is a major fruit crop in Gojō. [2005.Kangaeru Shakaika Chizu.Tokyo:Yotsuya-Ōtsuka Publishing, p.36]

Neighboring municipalities

* Nara Prefecture
** Gose
** Ōyodo
** Shimoichi
** Tenkawa
** Kurotaki
** Nosegawa
** Totsukawa
** Kamikitayama
* Osaka Prefecture
** Kawachinagano
** Chihayaakasaka
* Wakayama Prefecture
** Hashimoto
** Kōya


* Primary Schools
** Gojō Elementary School
** Nishiyoshino Elementary School
** Makino Elementary School
** Nohara Elementary School
** Ootō Elementary School
** Uchi Elementary School
** Kitauchi Elementary School
** Ada Elementary School
* Junior High Schools
** Gojō Junior High School
** Gojōnishi Junior High School
** Gojōhigashi Junior High School
** Nishiyoshino Junior High School
** Ootō Junior High School
** Nohara Junior High School
* High Schools
** Gojō High School
** Chiben Gakuen High School


External links

*jp icon [http://www.city.gojo.lg.jp/ Gojō City's Official Web Site]

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