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Kawasaki

(käwä`säkē), city (1990 pop. 1,173,603), Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay. Located in the Tokyo-Yokohama industrial area, it has steel mills, shipyards, oil refineries, engineering works, and factories that produce motor vehicles, computer equipment, electrical machinery and parts, petrochemicals, and cement. Heigenji Temple, dedicated to KukaiKukai
or Kobo-Daishi
, 774–835, Japanese priest, scholar, and artist, founder of the Shingon or "True Word" sect of Buddhism. Of aristocratic birth, he studied the Chinese classics as a young man, but left the university and became a wandering ascetic, eventually
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Kawasaki

 

a city on the island of Honshu in Japan, in Kanagawa Prefecture. Population, 973, 500 (1970). Kawasaki is situated on a plain between Tokyo and Yokohama. Together with these cities and other cities on the western shore of Tokyo Bay, it forms the core of the Kwanto industrial region. It is the chief center for the building and repair of ships in Japan. Also important are machine building (electronics, telecommunications equipment, and vacuum instruments) and both ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy. There is a petrochemical combine and two ethylene plants, each producing 300, 000 tons yearly. Other industries include automobile manufacturing (buses and trucks), the construction of heavy power machinery (turbines) and equipment for nuclear power plants, and the production of cement and refractory materials. There are also several food-processing and other light industrial enterprises. A steam power plant with a capacity of 875 megawatts is located there. [l1–314–4]


Kawasaki

 

(Japanese), a wooden motor-and-sail vessel for coastal fishing and sea hunting. Widely used in the Far East, chiefly in Japan and Korea. The kawasaki has a highly raised bow, a broad flat stern, a deck sloping outward, and a shallow draft. Kawasakis may be 10–15 m in length; their freight capacity is approximately 10 tons.

Kawasaki

an industrial port in central Japan, on SE Honshu, between Tokyo and Yokohama. Pop.: 1 245 780 (2002 est.)
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