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Matsumoto

(mätso͝omō`tō), city (1990 pop. 200,715), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a market for silkworms and raw silk. Industries include computer components, food processing, machine-building, and textile manufacturing. The 17th-century Matsumoto castle is the oldest surviving castle in Japan. There are museums of folklore, folkcraft, and ukiyo-e prints.

Matsumoto

 

a city in Japan, in central Honshu Island, in Nagano Prefecture. Population, 163,000 (1970). It is a distribution and industrial center in a silkworm-breeding region. Matsumoto’s industrial activities include nonferrous metallurgy and the production of silk, machinery, and chemicals.

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