Miyako


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Miyako

(mēyä`kō), city (1990 pop. 58,505), Iwate prefecture, NE Honshu, Japan, on the Hei River and Miyako Bay. It is an important fishing port with large timber and chemical industries. The city suffered extensive damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which almost completely destroyed its fishing fleet.

Miyako

 

a city and port in Japan on northeastern Honshu, Iwate Prefecture. Population, 60,000 (1970). The city is a fishing port and the center of the fishing industry. Miyako also has chemical, metallurgical, woodworking, food-processing, and condiment plants.

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For four decades, the self-taught Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako has made images that explore the post-war American occupation of Japan.
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Another Miyako official said: "The quake was strong and shook buildings but we have not heard of any damage.
Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said that the epicenter of the eathquake was 83 kilometers (52 miles) east-northeast of Miyako, adding that the quake was measured at a depth of about 10km.
The Chinese provocation was in the area between Japan's Okinawa's island and Miyako island.
Former policy board member, Miyako Suda, said that the easing policy undertaken by the Japanese central bank could finance government deficits that could eventually trigger runaway inflation.
2 million people, as well as the outlying Miyako islands.
The Hasselblad Foundation is pleased to announce that Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi is the recipient of the 2014 Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography for the sum of SEK 1,000,000 (approx.
A Japanese official, Yuma Miyako, said they have sailed their ships very close to the Chinese ships to prevent them from entering their territorial waters.
Abe also visited Miyako Island in Okinawa, where he encouraged Air Self-Defense Force officers involved in monitoring missions above the sea.