|Symbol of the Stone|
Iwagakure ("Village Hidden in the Rocks" or the "Hidden Stone Village") is the hidden village of the Land of Earth. As one of the five great ninja villages, Iwagakure has a Kage as its leader known as the Tsuchikage. There has been four Tsuchikage, the most recent being Onoki ( since the death of the Fourth Tsuchikage). Iwagakure is well-known for the rock-hard attitude of its shinobi; as soon as the Tsuchikage gives an order, the Iwa ninja do so without hesitating, even if it means death ( however, ever since the Peace Treaty to have any number of Uchiha Clan members by their own purpose was able, the rule sorta change.) Iwagakure ninja seem to specialize in Earth Style techniques.
Within the village there are very powerful and well respected clans. Of these there are six clans which are regarded as noble clans. These are the: Bakuyuzo, Chitobi, Nirotoku, Nopaki, Senju, and Uzumaki Clans . All known clans in the village are: