Nagano (city)

city in Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Nagano (Japanese: 長野市) is a city in Japan. It is the capital of Nagano Prefecture (Japanese: 長野県). Nagano has been recognized as a core city since 1999.[1]

A temple in Nagano

As of October 1, 2007, 2,182,190 people lived in Nagano.

History change

In 1998, the Olympic Games were held in Nagano.

References change

  1. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]. Retrieved 2012-12-5.