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Mito

(mē`tō), city (1990 pop. 234,968), capital of Ibaraki prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Naka River. It is chiefly a communications center. It produces electrical machinery, iron and steel products, chemicals, furniture, and handicrafts. From 1606 Mito was the seat of a branch of the TokugawaTokugawa
, family that held the shogunate (see shogun) and controlled Japan from 1603 to 1867. Founded by Ieyasu, the Tokugawa regime was a centralized feudalism. The Tokugawa themselves held approximately one fourth of the country in strategically located parcels, which they
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 family. The city's Tokiwa Park is one of the greatest landscape gardens of Japan.

Mito

 

a city in Japan, on central Honshu. Administrative center of Ibaraki Prefecture. Population, 174,000 (1970). Mito is a major transportation junction. The city’s food and condiment industry includes milling, canning, and the production of confectionery goods and sake. Silk is spun locally, and metallurgical and machine-tool plants also operate. A botanical garden is located in Mito.

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