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By the Heian period, a variety of different characters had been used to represent the name Nara: 乃楽, 乃羅, 平, 平城, 名良, 奈良, 奈羅, 常, 那良, 那楽, 那羅, 楢, 諾良, 諾楽, 寧, 寧楽 and 儺羅. A number of theories for the origin of the name "Nara" have been proposed, and some of the better-known ones are listed here. The second theory in the list, from the notable folklorist K...
Pre-Nara and origins
There are a number of megalithic tombs or kofun in Nara, including Gosashi Kofun, Hishiage Kofun(ヒシアゲ古墳), Horaisan Kofun(宝来山古墳), Konabe Kofun(コナベ古墳), Saki Ishizukayama Kofun(佐紀石塚山古墳), Saki Misasagiyama Kofun(佐紀陵山古墳), and Uwanabe Kofun(ウワナベ古墳). By decree of an edict on March 11, 708 AD, Empress Genmei ordered the court to relocate to the new capital, Nara. Once known as Heijō or Heijō-kyō, the city was established as Japan's first permanent capital in 710 CE; it was the seat of government unti...
A number of scholars have characterized the Nara period as a time of penal and administrative legal order. The Taihō Code called for the establishment of administrative sects underneath the central government, and modeled many of the codes from the Chinese Tang dynasty. The code eventually disbanded, but its contents were largely preserved in the Yōrō Codeof 718. Occupants of the throne during the period gradually shifted their focus from military preparation to religious rites and institutio...
Religion and temples
1. Nanto Rokushū With the establishment of the new capital, Asuka-dera, the temple of the Soga clan, was relocated within Nara. The Emperor Shōmu ordered the construction of Tōdai-ji Temple (largest wooden building in the world) and the world's largest bronze Buddha statue. The temples of Nara, known collectively as the Nanto Shichi Daiji, remained spiritually significant even beyond the move of the political capital to Heian-kyō in 794, thus giving Nara a synonym of Nanto (南都"the southern ca...
The city of Nara lies in the northern end of Nara Prefecture, directly bordering Kyoto Prefecture to its north. The city is 22.22 km (13.81 mi) from North to South, from East to West.[clarification needed] As a result of the latest merger, effective April 1, 2005, that combined the villages of Tsuge and Tsukigase with the city of Nara, the city now...
As of April 1, 2017[update], the city has an estimated population of 359,666 and a population density of 1,300 persons per km2. There were 160,242 households residing in Nara. The highest concentration of both households and population, respectively about 46,000 and 125,000, is found along the newer bedtown districts, along the Kintetsu line connec...
1. Tōdai-ji, including Nigatsu-dō and Shōsōin 2. Saidai-ji 3. Kōfuku-ji 4. Gangō-ji 5. Yakushi-ji 6. Tōshōdai-ji 7. Shin-Yakushi-ji 8. Akishino-dera 9. Byakugō-ji 10. Daian-ji 11. Enjō-ji 12. Enshō-ji 13. Futai-ji 14. Hannya-ji 15. Hokke-ji 16. Kikō-ji 17. Ryōsen-ji 18. Shōryaku-ji
1. Himuro Shrine 2. Kasuga Shrine 3. Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine
Former imperial palace
1. Heijō Palace
According to the legendary history of Kasuga Shrine, the god Takemikazuchi arrived in Nara on a white deer to guard the newly built capital of Heijō-kyō.Since then, the deer have been regarded as heavenly animals, protecting the city and the country. Tame sika deer (also known as spotted deer or Japanese deer) roam through the town, especially in N...
The main central station of Nara is Kintetsu Nara Stationwith JR Nara station some 500m west and much closer to Shin-Omiya station.
Nara's sister citiesare:
Nara is featured in the anime and manga, Tonikawa: Fly Me to the Moon. Nara is the inspiring location for the 2014 album This Is All Yours by English indie rock band Alt-J
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Set in a fictional country called Daeho that does not exist in history or on maps, the series is about the love and growth of young mages as they overcome their twisted fates due to a forbidden magic spell known as the "alchemy of souls", which allows souls to switch bodies. It follows the story of an elite warrior named Nak-su whose soul is accide...
1. Lee Jae-wook as Jang Uk 1.1. Park Sang-hoonas young Jang Uk 2. Jung So-minas Mu-deok / Nak-su (after alchemy of souls) / Jin Bu-yeon (Mu-deok's birth name) 3. Go Yoon-jung as Nak-su (before alchemy of souls) / Cho Yeong (real name) 3.1. Gu Yoo-jung as young Nak-su 4. Hwang Min-hyun as Seo Yul 4.1. Moon Seong-hyun as young Seo Yul
1. Jeon Hye-wonas Ae-hyang 2. Yoon Seo-hyun as Cho Chung 3. Shim Jae-hyun as a thug 4. Do Sang-wooas Seo Yoon-oh
1. Yeom Hye-ranas a mysterious middle-aged woman 2. Yegyul Band[ko] 3. Kim Hyun-sookas Maidservant Park 4. Jang Sung-beom as Master Kang 5. Shim So-young as Shaman Choi
Preparations for the series, as well as program discussion with tvN, started in 2019 under the working title Can This Person Be Translated (이 사람 통역이 되나요; I Saram Tong-yeog-i Doenayo).
In January 2021, Park Hye-su's agency revealed that the actress auditioned for Alchemy of Souls. In June, it was announced that actor Joo Sang-wookwas offered a role in the series. The female lead role was first confirmed to be played by Park Hye-eun[ko]. However, in July 2021, she decided to leave the series after a mutual agreement with the production team. It was stated that although Park is a rookie actress, she prepared hard for the series, but felt a lot of pressure about playing the ma...
In August 2021, production companies Studio Dragon and High Quality signed an agreement with Mungyeong City to build a filming site in Maseong-myeon worth ₩5 billion for the production of Alchemy of Souls. On October 6, 2021, it was announced that filming of the series was canceled for that week after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 on the morning of the 5th. All production crew members subsequently underwent PCR test. Some staff members who were classified as close contacts went...
The album peaked at number 18 on weekly Circle Album Chartand as of September 2022, 8,906 copies have been sold.
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In 1961, the company changed its name to Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP), and began using punched card machines, check printing machines, and mainframe computers. ADP went public in 1961 with 300 clients, 125 employees, and revenues of approximately $400,000 USD.  The company established a subsidiary in the United Kingdom in 1965.