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Miyako

(mēyä`kō), city (1990 pop. 58,505), Iwate prefecture, NE Honshu, Japan, on the Hei River and Miyako Bay. It is an important fishing port with large timber and chemical industries. The city suffered extensive damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, which almost completely destroyed its fishing fleet.

Miyako

 

a city and port in Japan on northeastern Honshu, Iwate Prefecture. Population, 60,000 (1970). The city is a fishing port and the center of the fishing industry. Miyako also has chemical, metallurgical, woodworking, food-processing, and condiment plants.

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The U.S.-based Gerontology Research Group says that another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, is now the world's oldest person.
The U.S.-based Gerontology Research Group says another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, is now the world's oldest person.