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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

Average Annual Temperature

11 ℃

Population

Total Population

2,088,000

Foreign Residents

32,483

Foreigner Births

346

Information

No. of persons per household

3.01

Age of household heads (years old)

60.6

Income

510,000

Expenditure

397,726

Savings

17,390,000

Liabilities

3,050,000

Total population

2,088,000

Foreign residents

32,483

Foreigner births

346

Annual crime

18,444

Annual income

6,120,000

Expenditure Detail (MONTHLY - JP YEN)

Food

71,145

Rents for dwelling & land

54,982

Imputed rent

75,025

Fuel, light & water charges

23,095

Electricity

7,823

Gas

4,091

Furniture & household utensils

11,238

Clothing & footwear

12,188

Medical care

11,940

Transportation & communication

57,295

Public transportation

4,164

Private transportation

36,147

Communication

16,165

Education

15,539

Culture & recreation

27,964

Foreign Nationalities

China

9,584

Brazil

5,329

Philippines

4,933

Korea ( South and North )

3,772

Vietnam

3,300

Thailand

2,305

Indonesia

1,023

Taiwan

775

United States

612

Peru

445

Nepal

441

Australia

334

Foreigner Status

Long-term resident

3,849

Technical Intern Training No. 1 (supervisory)

3,660

Japanese spouse

3,484

Technical Intern Training No. 2 (supervisory)

2,534

Special permanent resident

2,165

Study abroad

1,817

Technology · Humanities · International work

1,155

Family stay

1,005

Specific activity

588

Spouse of permanent resident

495

Technical skill

452

Education

216

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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