Jōyō, Kyoto


Jōyō, Kyoto

Infobox City Japan
Name= Jōyō
JapaneseName= 城陽市
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Region= Kansai
Prefecture= Kyoto
District=
Area_km2= 32.75
PopDate= April 2008
Population= 80,669
Density_km2= 2511
Coords= coord|34|51|N|135|47|E|type:city_region:JP
Tree= Ume
Flower= Iris
Bird=
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SymbolDescription=
Mayor= Akio Hashimoto
CityHallPostalCode= 610-0195
CityHallAddress= 16-17 Higashinokuchi, Terada, Jōyō-shi, Kyōto-fu
CityHallPhone=
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.joyo.kyoto.jp/english/english.html City of Jōyō]
nihongo|Jōyō|城陽市|Jōyō-shi is a city located in Kyoto, Japan. It is halfway between Kyoto and Nara. It contains historical sites including the "Shibagahara Tomb" and "Mito shrine".

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 80,669 and the density of 2,540.09 persons per km². The total area is 32.75 km².

The city was founded on May 3, 1972.

ister cities

Joyo has two sister cities:
* Gyeongsan, South Korea
* Vancouver, WA, United States

Economy

Industry

* Gold and Silver threadGold and silver threads weaved into Kimono and Obi are produced at Joyo.Joyo produces 60% of all the gold and silver thread in Japan.
*Agriculture
**fig tree
**Sweet Potato

tourist attraction

Aodani ume grove

Currently about 10,000 Ume trees are planted in this 20 hectare area. This is the largest scale under Kyoto Prefecture. A detailed origin of this ume grove is not known. It is known that in the beginning of the Medieval era (Kamakura age, 1185-1333 AD) a prince wrote a Tanka to praise this ume grove.

ports

occer

Sanga Town Joyo is an official training field for the Kyoto Sanga F.C., which belongs to the Japanese proffssional soccer league, J. League.

External links

* [http://www.city.joyo.kyoto.jp/english/english.html Joyo official website]

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