Takaoka

Takaoka

(täkä`ôkä), city (1990 pop. 175,466), Toyama prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, on the Sho River. A center for the Japanese aluminum industry, Takaoka also produces paper, copper, and chemicals.
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Takaoka

 

a city in Japan, in the western part of the island of Honshu, in Toyama Prefecture; situated on the Toyama Plain. Population, 169,000 (1974). A transportation center, Takaoka has enterprises of the chemical, machine-building, cotton, wood working, and food-processing industries, as well as aluminum and metalworking plants. The Takaoka-Toyama Industrial Complex is under construction.

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