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Kyoto is a historical, cultural and industrial city of Japan, and also the administrative center of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Yamashiro Basin, in the central part of Honshu. In the past, it was for a long time the capital of the country.
The total area of the city is 827.90 km?. The city is located 10 kilometers from Lake Biwa, with which is connected by a shipping canal.
You can get to the city by high-speed train from Tokyo, the journey will take about 2.5 hours.
Time zone: GTM + 9 (+ 5 hours to Moscow).
The climate in the region is dominated by mild and quite humid. The city is characterized by a humid warm summer and dry, sunny winter.
The average temperature in July is + 25 ... + 31 ° С, the average January temperature is +4 ... + 8 ° С.
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Topic: Geography and climate in Kyoto.