Minamiyamashiro-mura (南山城村)


Minamiyamashiro-mura is located at the southeast end of Kyoto Prefecture and is the only village in Kyoto Prefecture.

It is adjacent to Nara Prefecture on the south, to Shiga Prefecture on the north, and to Mie Prefecture on the east.


River: Kizu-kawa River (Kyoto Prefecture) and Nabari-gawa River

Neighboring municipalities

Kasagi-cho and Wazuka-cho in Saraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture

Iga City, Mie Prefecture

Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Koka City, Shiga Prefecture



April 1 - Formed Minamiyamashiro-mura through a merger between Okawara-mura and Takayama-mura

Politics and government

Village mayor: Kazuyoshi TENAKA


Kansai Main Line: Okawara Station (Kyoto Prefecture) and Tsukigaseguchi Station


National Route 163

Ueno-Minamiyamashiro Line of Mie Prefectural Route, Nara Prefectural Route, and Kyoto Prefectural Route 82

Tsukigase-Imayama Line of Nara Prefectural Route and Kyoto Prefectural Route 753


The area code, 0743, applies to the whole area of Minamiyamashiro-mura (local number is 95; Nara Second Message Area). Kasagi-cho, Ikoma City, Tenri City, Yamatokoriyama City, Yamazoe-mura, Nara City (formerly Tsukigase-mura and Tsuge-mura), and Shijonawate City (Tawaradai area and area under the control of Ikoma telephone station) in Osaka Prefecture are all designated as local calls. Local call rates are applied to calls to areas which are designated as having the area code of 0742 (under the control of Nara First Message Area) used in most of Nara City (however, area code must also be dialed), and calls to areas (Yoshino-gun, etc.) within Nara Prefecture are considered calls made within the prefecture, while calls to areas in Kyoto Prefecture, except for Kasagi-cho, are considered as calls placed to an area outside of the prefecture.

[Original Japanese]