Regional Information Kyoto city

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Industry and Tourism Bureau, New Industry Promotion Office in Kyoto City External site: a new window will open.

488 Kami-honnojimae cyou, Oike agaru, Teramachi St. Nakagyo-ku 630-8201 Kyoto-city
Tel: 81-75-222-4239 Fax: 81-75-222-3331

Kyoto city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

Living environment

About 43,000 residents of foreign nationality already live in Kyoto City, accounting for 4% of its population.
Consultation and support systems, including consultations on day-to-day living by the Kyoto City International Foundation, have been put in place for these residents.

International schools

Kyoto City is home to the Kyoto International School offering American-style education, and Lycée Français de Kyoto for people from Francophone countries.

Health services catering to foreigners

The Kyoto City Hospital, Takeda General Hospital, Takeda Hospital and Kyoto Katsura Hospital are capable of communicating with patients in foreign languages and have available medical interpreters (English and Chinese).
Physicians and dentists proficient in one or more foreign languages can be found in clinics throughout the city, which also has companies that dispatch medical interpreters.