Kumagaya

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Kumagaya

 

a city in Japan, in the central part of the island of Honshu, in the prefecture of Saitama. Population, 120,800 (1970 census). Kumagaya is a railroad junction and the site of an airport. The city’s industries include large cement plants, nonferrous metallurgy, the production of electric cables, food and condiments, and woodworking.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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