Kyoto Prefecture

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Kyoto Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan in the Kansai region of the island of Honshu.wikipedia
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Kyoto

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Its capital is the city of Kyoto.
Kyoto, officially Kyoto City, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.

Kansai region

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Kyoto Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan in the Kansai region of the island of Honshu.
The region includes the prefectures of Mie, Nara, Wakayama, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyōgo and Shiga, sometimes Fukui, Tokushima and Tottori.

Nara, Nara

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A noteworthy earlier capital was Nara.
The city occupies the northern part of Nara Prefecture, bordering Kyoto Prefecture.

Yamashiro Province

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Until the Meiji Restoration, the area of Kyoto Prefecture was known as Yamashiro. The subsequent reorganization of the old provincial system merged the former Tango Province, Yamashiro Province and the eastern part of Tanba Province into today's Kyoto Prefecture.
It overlaps the southern part of modern Kyoto Prefecture on Honshū.

Nagaokakyō, Kyoto

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In 784, the capital was moved to Nagaokakyō, also in present-day Kyoto Prefecture.
Nagaokakyō is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Prefectures of Japan

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Kyoto Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan in the Kansai region of the island of Honshu.
Later, in 1871, the government designated Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto as fu, and relegated the other fu to the status of ken. During World War II, in 1943, Tokyo became a to, a new type of pseudo-prefecture.

Uji

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In the 15th century AD, tea-jars were brought by the shōguns to Uji in Kyoto from the Philippines which was used in the Japanese tea ceremony.
Uji is a city on the southern outskirts of the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Tanba Province

TanbaTanba no kuniTanba region
The subsequent reorganization of the old provincial system merged the former Tango Province, Yamashiro Province and the eastern part of Tanba Province into today's Kyoto Prefecture.
The ambit of its borders encompassed both the central part of modern Kyōto Prefecture and the east-central part of Hyōgo Prefecture.

Fu (country subdivision)

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During the instigation of Fuhanken Sanchisei in 1868, the prefecture received its suffix fu.
At present, only two fu still remain: the prefectures of Kyoto and Osaka in Japan.

Osaka Prefecture

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To the south, it faces Osaka and Nara Prefectures.
Osaka is one of the two "urban prefectures" of Japan, Kyoto being the other (Tokyo became a "metropolitan prefecture", or to, in 1941).

Fukuchiyama, Kyoto

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Fukuchiyama
Fukuchiyama is a city in northern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on the Yura River.

Hyōgo Prefecture

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To its west is Hyōgo Prefecture.
Hyōgo borders on Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture.

Kizugawa, Kyoto

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Kizugawa
Kizugawa is a city located in southern Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Mie Prefecture

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To the east, it faces Mie and Shiga Prefectures.
Mie Prefecture forms the eastern part of the Kii Peninsula, and borders on Aichi, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto, Nara, and Wakayama.

Jōyō, Kyoto

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Jōyō
Jōyō is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Kansai, Japan.

Maizuru

Maizuru city
Maizuru
Maizuru is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan.

Mukō

Muko
Mukō
Mukō is a city in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, which served as the capital city of Japan (Nagaoka-kyō) for a decade from 784 to 794.

Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama Quasi-National Park

Tango Quasi-National ParkTango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama
As of 15 April 2016, 21% of the prefecture's land area was designated as Natural Parks, namely Sanin Kaigan National Park; Biwako, Kyoto Tamba Kogen, Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama and Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Parks; and Hozukyō, Kasagiyama, and Rurikei Prefectural Natural Parks.
Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama Quasi-National Park is a Quasi-National Park in northern Kyōto Prefecture, Japan.

Nara Prefecture

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To the south, it faces Osaka and Nara Prefectures.
It is bordered to the west by Wakayama Prefecture and Osaka Prefecture; on the north by Kyoto Prefecture and on the east by Mie Prefecture.

Nantan, Kyoto

Nantan
Nantan
Nantan is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Sanin Kaigan National Park

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As of 15 April 2016, 21% of the prefecture's land area was designated as Natural Parks, namely Sanin Kaigan National Park; Biwako, Kyoto Tamba Kogen, Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama and Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Parks; and Hozukyō, Kasagiyama, and Rurikei Prefectural Natural Parks.
Sanin Kaigan National Park is a National Park in Tottori, Hyōgo, and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan.

Shiga Prefecture

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To the east, it faces Mie and Shiga Prefectures.
Shiga borders Fukui Prefecture in the north, Gifu Prefecture in the east, Mie Prefecture in the southeast, and Kyoto Prefecture in the west.

Miyazu, Kyoto

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Miyazu
Miyazu is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Kyōtanabe, Kyoto

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Kyōtanabe
Kyōtanabe is a city located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park

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As of 15 April 2016, 21% of the prefecture's land area was designated as Natural Parks, namely Sanin Kaigan National Park; Biwako, Kyoto Tamba Kogen, Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama and Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Parks; and Hozukyō, Kasagiyama, and Rurikei Prefectural Natural Parks.
Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park is a Quasi-National Park in Fukui and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan.