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Matsuyama

(mätso͝oyä`mä), city (1990 pop. 443,322), capital of Ehime prefecture, NW Shikoku, Japan, a port on the Inland Sea. It is an important agricultural distribution point and fishing port. Cotton textiles, paper products, petrochemicals, and machinery are manufactured, and mandarin oranges are cultivated. Its feudal castle (built 1603), one of the best preserved in Japan, stands in a magnificent park.

Matsuyama

 

a city in Japan, in the northwestern part of Shikoku Island. The administrative center of Ehime Prefecture. Population, 323,000 (1970). The city is a transportation junction. There are petrochemical and textile industries, as well as machine building and the handicraft production of fabrics, pottery, and paper.

Matsuyama

a port in SW Japan, on NW Shikoku: textile and chemical industries; Ehime University (1949). Pop.: 473 039 (2002 est.)
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