Living in Nagano

Located in the center of Honshu, Nagano Prefecture is one of the few landlocked prefectures in Japan. Its capital, Nagano City, has a population of 387,146, and is one of the most popular cities in Japan for tourists, seeing over 1 million visitors per year. In 1998, Nagano hosted the Winter Olympics, the third Olympic event to be held in Japan. The largest ski resort in Japan, Shiga Kogen, is located in Nagano Prefecture, as well as many other mountain resorts, onsen, and a large portion of the highest mountain ranges in Japan. Even the Japanese macaque, a breed of monkey living in the region, enjoy the onsen. One of the highest rising geysers in the world, located at Shiga Lake, is also located in Nagano Prefecture.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

12 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,132,000

Foreign Residents

31,788

Foreigner Birth

346

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.51

Age of household heads (years old)

47.6

Income

482,319

Expenditure

399,281

Savings

12,474,000

Liabilities

6,786,000

annual crime

15,463

annual income

5,787,830

Expenditure Detail

Food

67,133

Rents for dwelling & land

54,982

Imputed rent for owned houses

75,025

Fuel, light & water charges

20,532

Electricity

7,823

Gas

4,091

Furniture & household utensils

10,469

Clothing & footwear

12,137

Medical care

14,107

Transportation & communication

56,476

Public transportation

4,164

Private transportation

36,147

Communication

16,165

Education

17,713

Culture & recreation

32,011

Foreign Nationalities

China

10943

Brasil

7504

Korea ( South and North )

4462

Philippines

4099

Thailand

2217

Indonesia

721

Peru

683

United States

529

Vietnam

425

Australia

186

All data shown has been published by The Japanese Meteorological Agency and The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Information provided by City-Cost is for educational purposes and we hope the data posted here helps you.

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