Hirosaki


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Hirosaki

(hērō`säkē), city (1990 pop. 174,704), Aomori prefecture, N Honshu, Japan. A commercial center, it has industries that produce silk and lacquer ware. It is a former castle town and has 17th-century ruins.

Hirosaki

 

a city in Japan, in Aomori Prefecture; situated on the northern part of the island of Honshu. Population, 163,400 (1974). Hirosaki is a transportation junction. A center of the woodworking and timber chemistry industries, it also has enterprises of the food-processing industry. Handcrafted tsugaru-nuri lacquer ware is produced. A university is located in the city.

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Here travelers can enjoy the view of Hirosaki Castle surrounded by 2,500 of Japan's most perfect-looking cherry trees.
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The author is a faculty member of Hirosaki University in Japan.
Eiji Sasaki of Hirosaki (Japan) University and his coinvestigators, is the first to report a serum HA cutoff value from a longitudinal study.
While there, she worked on the Sogo Bank, Kinokuniya, and the Janome Headquarters as well as the Hirosaki and Saitama Community Centres.
A festival that kept me in the streets for six evenings running--from August 2 (nd) through the 7th--was Neputa-matsuri in Hirosaki (in Aomori prefecture).
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov received the President of Hirosaki University within the National University Corporation of Japan, Kei Sato on July 21.
Graduate School of Science and Technology, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki, Aomori 036-8561, Japan.