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Funabashi

(fo͞onä`bäshē), city (1990 pop. 533,270), Chiba prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay. An industrial and residential suburb of Tokyo, it is known for its iron, steel, and petrochemical plants, as well as for providing agricultural products for the Tokyo market.

Funabashi

 

a city and port in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Chiba Prefecture; located near Tokyo, on the coast of Tokyo Bay. Population, 408,600 (1974). Funabashi’s industries include the manufacture of wood products, aluminum goods, and machine tools. Funabashi has a wholesale fish market that supplies Tokyo.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the PAC-3 units were deployed to the Defense Ministry's headquarters in Ichigaya in Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, as well as the Ground Self-Defense Force's Camp Asaka in Tokyo's Nerima Ward and Camp Narashino in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, reports the Japan Times.
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The group, led by Akira Naito, 77, and Takayuki Kawashima, 50, both teachers at the university's science and engineering department in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, has constructed a 10-meter-long, three-winged helicopter powered by pedals in the same way as a bicycle.
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