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Nagaoka

(nägä`ôkä), city (1990 pop. 185,938), Niigata prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. An industrial center, it has oil refineries, chemical and food processing plants, engineering works, and machine-building factories. Nagaoka is also a transportation hub and a center for the surrounding skiing industry.

Nagaoka

 

a city in Japan in central Honshu, in Niigata Prefecture on the Shinano River. Population, 162,300 (1970).

A transportation junction, Nagaoka is the commercial and distribution center of the agricultural region of the Echigo plain. The city’s industrial products include transportation machinery, petrochemical processing equipment, machine tools, textiles, paper, and ceramics. There are also ship-repair facilities. Petroleum is extracted in the surrounding area. The port of Kashiwazaki is near Nagaoka.

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