Kyotanba-cho (Kyotanba Town) (京丹波町)
Rivers: Yura-gawa, Takaya-gawa, and Shuchi-gawa Rivers
Mayor: Shigeki MATSUBARA (the chairman of former Tanba Town Congress)
The main industries are agriculture (mainly grapes, rice-crop, and dairy farming) and forestry.
The special products original to this central Tanba region from long ago are as follows;
Tanba Matsutake (mushroom noted for its nice aroma)
Tanba Black Soybean (especially 'Wachikuro' produced in the former Wachi-cho has a high reputation).
Above are some of many brands famous across Japan.
Sister and associated cities
Hawkesbury (New South Wales Province, Australia)
It became the sister city to the former Tanba Town on June 7, 1988.
National Health Insurance Mizuho Hospital
National Health Insurance Wachi Clinic
Arterial high-standard highway
Kyoto Longitudinal Expressway (Kyoto Tanba Road = National Route 478)
Kyoto Longitudinal Expressway (Kyoto Tanba Road = National Route 478) (Under construction)
Tanba Parking Area (tentative name)
Mizuho Interchange (Kyoto Prefecture) (tentative name)
Wachi Interchange (tentative name)
Michi no Eki (Roadside station)
Michi no Eki Mizuho no Sato (Home of Mizuho), Sarabiki
Michi no Eki Wa
Michi no Eki Tanba Markesu
West Japan JR Bus Enpuku Line (along the National Route 9)
Kyotanba Municipal Bus (along National Route 9, National Route 27, etc.)
Scenic sites, historic sites, tourist spots, festivals and events
Prominent post-station town along the Shuchi Mountain Sanin (Mountain Shadow) Road
Shizushi calcareous cave
Tanba Shizen Undo Koen Park (Tanba Nature Exercise Park)
The main building of Daifukuko-ji Temple built by Takauji ASHIKAGA, Sanju no To (Triplet Tower), and the oldest manuscript of Hojoki (An Account of My Hut) (National Treasure) and many valuable cultural assets. Watanabe House considered to be the oldest inhabited civilian residence in Kyoto Prefecture.
Thatched Irimoya style (type of roof) House special to Tanba Region, Important Cultural Asset
Tanba Wine House
Kotodaki (Koto Waterfall)
Wachi-yama Sanyaso-no-mori (Woods of Wachi Mountain and Field Grass)