Utsunomiya


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Utsunomiya

(o͞otso͞onō`mēä), city (1990 pop. 426,809), capital of Tochigi prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. A tobacco-processing center and tourist resort, it has industries that produce aircraft, railway cars, and paper. Landmarks include the Peace Cannon statue and the 9th-century Oyaji temple.
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Utsunomiya

 

a city in Japan; located in the central part of the island of Honshu, on a tributary of the Tone River. Capital of the prefecture of Tochigi. Population, 301,000 (1975). Utsunomiya has enterprises of the electrical engineering and food-processing industries.

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