Uda
宇陀市
View of Muro Temple
View of Muro Temple
Flag of Uda
Official seal of Uda
Location of Uda in Nara Prefecture
Uda in Nara Prefecture Ja.svg
Uda is located in Japan
Uda
Uda
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°31′N 135°58′E / 34.517°N 135.967°E / 34.517; 135.967Coordinates: 34°31′N 135°58′E / 34.517°N 135.967°E / 34.517; 135.967
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureNara Prefecture
Government
 • MayorMikio Takeuchi
Area
 • Total247.62 km2 (95.61 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2015)
 • Total31,274
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address17-3 Shimoidari, Haibara-ku, Uda-shi, Nara-ken
633-0292
ClimateCfa
Websitewww.city.uda.nara.jp
Symbols
BirdNightingale
FlowerLily of the Valley
TreeHinoki

Uda (宇陀市, Uda-shi) is a city located in northeastern Nara Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Uda was established on January 1, 2006, the towns of Haibara, Ōuda and Utano, and the village of Murō (all from Uda District).

As of December 29, 2005, the city had an estimate population of 38,648 and a population density of 155.35 persons per km². As of April 1, 2015, the city has an estimated population of 31,274 and 13,128 households. The population density is 145.64 persons per km², and the total area is 247.62 km².[citation needed]

Each former town became a ward. The wards here are ordinary wards of a city, unlike the 23 special wards of Tokyo.

Geography

Located in the Yamato Plateau in northeastern Nara Prefecture, it is surrounded by mountains in all directions. The Kintetsu Osaka Line has a major role in transportation in Uda.

Neighboring municipalities

Climate

Uda has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa), which is hot and humid in the summer (above 30 °C (86 °F)) and is somewhat cold in the winter with temperatures dropping to around freezing (0 °C (32 °F)).

Climate data for Ōuda, Uda (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1978−present), elevation 349 m (1,145 ft))
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 18.2
(64.8)
21.5
(70.7)
23.4
(74.1)
28.8
(83.8)
31.9
(89.4)
33.6
(92.5)
35.4
(95.7)
36.5
(97.7)
35.1
(95.2)
30.6
(87.1)
25.7
(78.3)
23.7
(74.7)
36.5
(97.7)
Average high °C (°F) 7.0
(44.6)
8.1
(46.6)
12.4
(54.3)
18.3
(64.9)
23.1
(73.6)
25.9
(78.6)
29.6
(85.3)
31.0
(87.8)
26.8
(80.2)
20.9
(69.6)
15.3
(59.5)
9.7
(49.5)
19.0
(66.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
2.6
(36.7)
5.9
(42.6)
11.4
(52.5)
16.5
(61.7)
20.4
(68.7)
24.3
(75.7)
25.1
(77.2)
21.2
(70.2)
15.1
(59.2)
9.2
(48.6)
4.2
(39.6)
13.2
(55.7)
Average low °C (°F) −2.2
(28.0)
−2.2
(28.0)
0.1
(32.2)
4.8
(40.6)
10.4
(50.7)
15.8
(60.4)
20.1
(68.2)
20.6
(69.1)
16.7
(62.1)
10.1
(50.2)
3.9
(39.0)
−0.5
(31.1)
8.1
(46.6)
Record low °C (°F) −8.7
(16.3)
−9.3
(15.3)
−6.8
(19.8)
−4.3
(24.3)
−0.5
(31.1)
5.3
(41.5)
11.3
(52.3)
11.8
(53.2)
5.5
(41.9)
−1.1
(30.0)
−4.3
(24.3)
−8.7
(16.3)
−9.3
(15.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 65.1
(2.56)
77.2
(3.04)
113.0
(4.45)
107.6
(4.24)
138.8
(5.46)
194.5
(7.66)
202.5
(7.97)
151.5
(5.96)
181.5
(7.15)
168.1
(6.62)
86.2
(3.39)
67.1
(2.64)
1,553.3
(61.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 9.2 9.6 11.7 10.9 10.7 13.4 12.8 9.4 11.6 10.8 8.5 9.6 128.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 97.5 110.1 152.3 179.2 187.2 133.8 158.6 204.3 145.4 144.9 131.2 107.2 1,750.7
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency[1][2]

Demographics

Per Japanese census data, the population of Uda in 2020 is 28,121 people.[3] Uda has been conducting censuses since 1950.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1950 43,376—    
1955 41,895−3.4%
1960 41,569−0.8%
1965 38,746−6.8%
1970 37,963−2.0%
1975 37,269−1.8%
1980 41,101+10.3%
1985 41,874+1.9%
1990 41,736−0.3%
1995 42,035+0.7%
2000 39,762−5.4%
2005 37,183−6.5%
2010 34,233−7.9%
2015 31,105−9.1%
2020 28,121−9.6%
Uda population statistics[3]

Transportation

Rail

Road

Visitor attractions

References

  1. ^ 大宇陀 年・月ごとの平年値 (in Japanese). Japan Meteorological Agency. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ 大宇陀 観測史上1~10位の値 (in Japanese). Japan Meteorological Agency. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Uda population statistics
  4. ^ "続日本100名城" (in Japanese). 日本城郭協会. Retrieved 12 October 2021.