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Kashihara, Nara

MayorYutaka Morishita
Total Area15.3 sq mi (39.52 km2)
Total Population125547 (January 1, 2010)
Density (pop.)3176.79/km2 (8227.9/sq mi)
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Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located in Nara, Japan. It is the second largest city in the prefecture.

As of January 1, 2010, the city has an estimated population of 125,547 and the density of 3,176.79 persons per km2. The total area is 39.52 km2.

The city was founded on February 11, 1956. The former mayor is Yutaka Asoda, who was elected to his third term of office in 2003. But now, The mayor is Yutaka Morishita,who was elected in 2007.

The exact spot of Emperor Jimmu's descent to earth was debated for centuries until in 1863 an area that is now part of the city was claimed to be the exact location. The city was the location of the Imperial capital Fujiwara-kyō, from 694 to 710.

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