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長野 市
Geographical location in Japan
Nagano (Japan)
Red pog.svg
Region : Chūbu
Prefecture : Nagano
Coordinates : 36 ° 39 '  N , 138 ° 12'  E Coordinates: 36 ° 38 '55 "  N , 138 ° 11' 39"  E
Basic data
Surface: 737.86 km²
Residents : 370.057
(October 1, 2019)
Population density : 502 inhabitants per km²
Community key : 20201-1
Flag / coat of arms:
Flag / coat of arms of Nagano
Tree : Japanese linden
Flower : Apple blossom
town hall
Address : Nagano City Hall
1613 Ōaza Tsurugamidori-chō
Nagano -shi
Nagano  380-8512
Website URL:
Location Naganos in Nagano Prefecture
Location Naganos in the prefecture

Nagano ( Japanese 長野 市 , - shi ) is the capital of the Nagano prefecture of the same name in the center of Honshū , the main island of Japan .


There is a silk industry, mechanical engineering, wood processing and a university .


Nagano is known for its Buddhist Zenko Temple , which contains one of the oldest Buddha images in Japan. The bronze statue probably dates back to the 6th century. The main hall of the temple is one of the largest wooden structures in Japan.

The Japanese macaque lives in the surrounding area .


The place developed as a temple suburb around the Zenkō-ji since the 8th century. He was also a station on the overland route Hokkoku-kaidō.


Nagano Shinkansen




On the occasion of the 1998 Winter Olympics , the two ice hockey stadiums Nagano-shi Wakasato Tamokuteki Sports Arena (“Big Hat”) and Nagano Undōkōen Sōgō Undōjō Sōgō Shimin Pool (“Aqua Wing”) were built.

In 1999, the Nagano Marathon was launched to commemorate the Games .

sons and daughters of the town

Town twinning

  • United StatesUnited States Clearwater, Florida , sister city since 1959
  • China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China Shijiazhuang , twin town since 1981
  • JapanJapan Kanazawa , "visitor attraction promotion partner city " ( 集 客 プ ロ モ ー シ ョ ン パ ー ー ト ナ ー 都市 締結 ) since 2007

Neighboring cities and communities

Web links

Commons : Nagano  - collection of images, videos and audio files