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Hachinohe

(hächē`nōhā), city (1990 pop. 241,057), Aomori prefecture, N Honshu, Japan, on the Oirase River and the Pacific Ocean. It is a fishing and commercial port, agricultural market, and industrial and commercial center. The city has important steam power plants and is the center of an iron and sand-mining district. Cement, steel, and ammonium sulfate are also produced. The city suffered severe damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, especially around its port.

Hachinohe

 

a city and port in Japan, on the northeastern coast of the island of Honshu, in Aomori Prefecture. Population, 224,000 (1974). Hachinohe is an industrial center in the Tohoku Economic Region. Its industries include ferrous metallugy, paper milling, food and condiments, and the production of chemicals, machinery, textiles, and cement. Hachinohe is a fishing port.

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