Ichihara

Ichihara

(ēchē`härä), city (1990 pop. 257,716), Chiba prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay. Part of the Keihin Industrial Region, Ichihara has important petrochemical and steel industries. Its traditional agriculture and fishing industries have declined, in part due to air pollution.

Ichihara

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, on theshore of Tokyo Bay, in the prefecture of Chiba. Population, 156, 000 (1970). It has electrical-engineering, petrochemical, andglass industries.

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The 1,000 megawatt plant, almost equivalent in output to a nuclear reactor, will be built adjacent to a TonenGeneral refinery in Ichihara.
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We had expected the Asian Games to be an opportunity to draw some positive conclusions ahead of the Olympics in London,'' Japanese delegation chief Noriyuki Ichihara said.
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