Shibata

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Shibata

(shĭbä`tä), city (1990 pop. 78,170), Niigata prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, on the Kaji River. It is a distribution point for rice and a center for iron, steel, and chemical industries.
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''I feel overwhelmed because we are finally meeting her,'' Sakie told reporters in Shibata, Niigata Prefecture.
The company also said it will submit a report to the ministry next month to recall a certain type of truck in which a driver was injured earlier this month in Shibata, Niigata Prefecture, after a defect were found in the brake cables.
''I feel overwhelmed because we're finally meeting (with Kim),'' Sakie told reporters in Shibata, Niigata Prefecture, before leaving for Karuizawa.