Welcome to Nagano
Nagano Prefecture, centrally located in Japan, is within 200 km of Tokyo and Nagoya, making access from major cities easy and shipping and traffic convenient. Nagano is one of the best place to relocate a business.
It is also home to many companies and talent pools with high-level technical skills and strong foundations in the assembly industry.
Nagano was the last place in the 20th century to host the 1998 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The decision to host the Olympics and Paralympics kick-started an initiative to accelerate revitalization and increase convenience to strengthen urban functions. The facilities and traffic networks, such as the Shinkansen (bullet train), which opened in conjunction with the Games, are indispensable aspects of Nagano Prefecture.
Now let’s take a look at Nagano Prefecture with its beautiful natural surroundings filled with clean air and clear water. Its convenient high-speed transport network, suitability for industry, ease to work in, and the many other great conditions set Nagano apart from other places.
Basic data on Nagano Prefecture
- 2,031,795(as of January 1, 2021)
- 13,562.23km2(4th largest prefecture)
- East to west
- North to south