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Himeji

(hēmā`jē), city (1990 pop. 454,360), Hyogo prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan. A railroad and market center, it manufactures cotton textiles and supplies iron and steel for the Osaka-Kobe industrial area. The ruins of a 14th-century castle have been completely restored.

Himeji

 

a city and port in Japan, on the island of Honshu; situated on the Seto Sea at the mouth of the Ichi River, in Hyogo Prefecture. Population, 426,600 (1973). Himeji, an industrial center in the Osaka-Kobe industrial region, has enterprises of the machinebuilding, textile, chemical, woodworking, food-processing, and oil-refining industries. A large metallurgical combine is located nearby.

Himeji

a city in central Japan, on W Honshu: cotton textile centre. Pop.: 475 892 (2002 est.)
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The western Japanese city of Himeji in Hyogo Prefecture will host the 10th World ''Lead-off City'' Conference on June 14, gathering representatives from places with distinctive city creation policies, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Friday.
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