All villages in Naruto

Naruto has a very large world with several villages featured in the story. However, only a few of them are mentioned in great detail in the manga and anime. For this reason, in this article, we will cover a little more about the twenty villages of Naruto, focusing first on the most famous and then on the lesser known.

Five Great Ninja Villages

Hidden Rock Village

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Japanese name: Iwagakure
Location: Earth Country
Kage: Tsuchikage
Characters: Deidara

Its characteristic elements are earth, lava and explosives. It is located in a mountainous area. The village has a large military training program that has been scaled back in peacetime. His techniques mix clay and earth as attacking tools.

Hidden Leaf Village

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Japanese name: Konohagakure
Location: Earth Country
Kage: Hokage
Original characters: Naruto, Sakura, Sasuke and most of the series’ main characters

This is the village where most of Naruto’s history is centered on. His current Hokage is Naruto Uzumaki. This is a village historically associated with the formation of the current ninja system. Several original clans such as the Senju and Uchiha were born in Konoha. Another of his important political movements was the creation of the Kage system, the distribution of tailed beasts to other villages, the creation of the Anbu, and the development of a medical corps to aid the ninja squads.

Hidden village in the clouds

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Japanese name: Kumogakure
Location: Land of Lightning
Kage: Raikage
Original characters: Yugito Nii, Killer Bee

In this village, their ninja’s special techniques focus on lightning and kenjutsu. Yugito Nii and Killer B are the jinchūriki of Matatabi and Gyūki. They have a gun approach even in peacetime. It is the only village that does not come from Akatsuki members.

Hidden Village of the Mist

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Japanese name: Kirigakure
Location: Land of Water
Kage: Mizukage
Original characters: Mei Terumi, Haku, Zabuza

It is the smallest of the five great ninja villages and the most isolated since it is an island. Despite this, they have formidable ninja warriors who have formed the Seven Swordsmen of the Mist group. These fighters produce their own special swords. It does not maintain diplomatic relations with any other village.

Hidden Sand Village

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Japanese name: Sunagakure
Location: Wind Country
Kage: Kazekage
Original characters: Gaara, Kankurō, Temari, Sasori

It has its own ninja art that originated in the village, puppetry. However, they also focus on the use of wind, magnetism, and sand. The Kazekage was forced out by Orochimaru and because of this, the village tried to invade Konoha. His tailed beast is Shukaku.

Other villages

Hidden Rain Village

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Japanese name: Amegakure
Location: Land of Rain
Kage: Amekage Original
characters: Pain, Conan

This small village is highly industrialized. He is surrounded by the great peoples of the country of Fire, Wind and Earth, because of which he was at the epicenter of the war between these peoples. As the name implies, it is a victim of incessant rains. Many of the island’s ninja wear masks to breathe underwater. In addition, they have umbrellas from the rain. One of its remarkable features are the tall towers that are used as cemeteries.

Village of hidden hot springs

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Japanese name: Yugakure
Location: Hot spring country
Characters: Hidan

This village was only dedicated to tourism and decided to get away from the ninja system. Its reasons are unknown. Hidan, Akatsuki, hails from this village.

Hidden Moon Village

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Japanese name: Getsugakure
Location: Country of the Moon
Original characters: Ishidate, Kongou, Karenbana

It was only briefly mentioned in the chunin exams. The third Naruto movie focuses on this village where three ninjas appear and are defeated by Naruto, Rock Lee and Sakura.

Hidden Smoke Village

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Japanese name: Kemurigakure
Location: Land of Fire

They are briefly mentioned in chapter 101 of the anime, but their status is unknown.

Hidden Grass Village

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Japanese name: Kusagakure
Location: Grassland

Not much is known about her other than the fact that her ninja use techniques related to animals and plants.

Hidden Sound Village

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Japanese name: Otogakure
Location: Rice Field Country

In this village, Orochimaru conducted his experiments on young ninja. They use vibration and sound-based techniques, compromising the eyesight and balance of the enemy.

Hidden Waterfall Village

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Japanese name: Takigakure
Location: Waterfall Country

Not much is known about the village, but it is known that the beast Chomei originated here. It is the only village outside of the big five that has a tailed beast. The city is known for producing “hero water” every hundred years. It is said that whoever drinks it increases their chakra level tenfold, but the exhaustion caused by its consumption can be fatal.

Hidden dragonfly village

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Japanese name: Tonbogakure
Location: Mountain country

This village appears during one of the anime’s filler arcs. It was eliminated by an invasion of another village. There were no survivors.

Hidden snow village

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Japanese name: Yukigakure
Location: Land of Snow

The ninja that originate from it manipulate ice and snow, but are unable to create them. They also created very useful technologies such as the chakra shield.

Village of Hidden Valleys

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Japanese name: Tanigakure
Location: River Country

Thirty years before the start of Naruto’s story, this village attacked Kagero Village, which wiped out the population of both places.

Difference in Takumi

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Japanese name: Takumi
Location: River Country

This is a village of inventors and artisans that only exists in the anime. Their greatest accomplishment was importing weapons to other countries, but as the skills of other villages improved, their weapons became obsolete.

Hidden Star Village

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Japanese name: Hoshigakure
Location: Bear Country
Kage: Hoshikage Original
characters: Sumaru

Hoshigakure was formed after a meteorite fell two hundred years before the events of the series. Research suggests that it predates Konohagakure by many years. A meteorite that fell into a village has properties that increase the chakra of its inhabitants, for which the first Hoshikage developed a training method that channeled the meteorite’s powers. However, this training was extremely dangerous and corrupted the ninja who conducted it; their organs began to fail and they suffered from internal bleeding. The Third Hoshikage forbade training after losing so many ninja. He was then killed by Akahoshi, an unscrupulous man who once again forced shinobi to undergo such training.

Hidden Maelstrom Village

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Japanese name: Uzushiogakure
Location: Land of Whirlpools
Original characters: Kushina Uzumaki

This village was famous for its fuinjutsu (printing technique), which brought destruction to them during the war. Residents gradually began to notice that they were very long-lived, for which he was considered a long-lived village. This is the original village of the Uzumaki clan.