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Takamatsu

(täkä`mätso͞o), city (1990 pop. 329,684), capital of Kagawa prefecture, NE Shikoku, Japan, a port on the Inland Sea. It is the chief communications point between Shikoku and Honshu islands. Machinery, lacquer ware, paper products, and food are manufactured in the city. Takamatsu was the seat of the Matsudaira family during the feudal period. Ritsurin Park, on the site of a 14th-century castle, has noted landscape gardens.
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Takamatsu

 

a city in Japan, on the northern coast of the island of Shikoku. Capital of Kagawa Prefecture. Population, 281,300 (1973). Takamatsu is a port and is linked by ferry with the city of Tamano on the island of Honshu. It has a shipyard, a ball-bearing plant, and enterprises of the food-processing, wood working, and pulp-and-paper industries.

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Takamatsu

a port in SW Japan, on NE Shikoku on the Inland Sea. Pop.: 333 387 (2002 est.)
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