see KobeKobe
, city (1990 pop. 1,477,410), capital of Hyogo prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay. One of the leading Japanese ports, it is also a major industrial center and railway hub.
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, Japan.
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(9) The Hiogo News, 9 August 1871, cited in the Harold S.
185) is included in the State Library album under the title Hiogo Daibutz, LTW 56, f.61 [H95.62/61].
Late in October 1850, the Japanese junk Eirikimaru, after delivering its cargo to Edo (Tokyo), departed for its return trip to Hiogo (now part of Kobe).