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Geography of Uji City

[April 1, 2010]
Geography of Uji City

Uji City is located near the southern end of the Kyoto prefecture, the southeast of the Kyoto basin, adjacent to Kyoto City and Otsu City.

It is divided into three regions: the eastern mountainous region, the central hilly piedmont region, and the western alluvial lowland region. More than half of the municipal area is forests and fields.

Location: long. 135° 48' E, lat. 34° 53' N

Extent: 10.0 km (from east to west), 10.7 km (from south to north)

Height above sea level: 590 m (the top), 10 m (the bottom)

Square measure: 67.55 km2

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