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Iwasaki, Aomori

Iwasaki was a village located in Nishitsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Iwasaki Village was located in the southwestern corner of Aomori Prefecture, facing the Sea of Japan. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo ...

Kamikita, Aomori

Kamikita was a town located in Kamikita District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. On March 31, 2005, Kamikita was merged into the neighboring and expanded town of Tōhoku, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality. Kamikita Vill ...

Kanagi, Aomori

Kanagi was a town located in Kitatsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kanagi was located in central Tsugaru Peninsula, in an area known for severe winter weather conditions and blizzards. The town was also known as the birthplace ...

Kanita, Aomori

Kanita was a town located in Higashitsugaru District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kanita Town was located on the east coast of Tsugaru Peninsula bordering on Mutsu Bay. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After th ...

Kashiwa, Aomori

Kashiwa was a village located in Nishitsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kashiwa Village was located in the central portion of Tsugaru Peninsula. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Resto ...

Kawauchi, Aomori

Kawauchi was a town located in Shimokita District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kawauchi Village was founded in 1889 from the merger the hamlets of Kawauchi, Hinokigawa, Shukunohe, and Kakizaki. It was elevated to town status on October 3 ...

Kizukuri, Aomori

Kizukuri was a town located in Nishitsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kizukuri was located in central Tsugaru Peninsula, facing the Sea of Japan. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. Kizukuri was created ...

Kodomari, Aomori

Kodomari was a village located in Kitatsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kodomari was located in far northwest corner of Tsugaru Peninsula facing the Sea of Japan and Tsugaru Strait. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during ...

Kuraishi, Aomori

Kuraishi was a village located in Sannohe District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Kuraishi Village was founded on April 1, 1889. On July 1, 2004, Kuraishi was merged into the expanded town of Gonohe, and thus no longer exists as an independ ...

Kurokuma Falls

Kurokuma Falls is a waterfall in the town of Ajigasawa, Higashitsugaru District Aomori Prefecture, Japan, on a tributary of the Akaishi River, which flows down from the World Heritage Site Shirakami Mountains. It is one of "Japan’s Top 100 Waterf ...

Minmaya, Aomori

Minmaya was a village located in Higashitsugaru District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Minmaya Village was located on the north coast of Tsugaru Peninsula bordering on Tsugaru Strait. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo pe ...

Momoishi, Aomori

Momoishi was a town located in Kamikita District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. On March 1, 2006, Momoishi, along with the neighboring town of Shimoda also from Kamikita District, was merged to create the town of Oirase, and thus it no long ...

Morita, Aomori

Morita was a village located in Nishitsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Morita Village was located in the central portion of Tsugaru Peninsula. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restora ...

Nagawa, Aomori

Nagawa was a town located in Sannohe District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. On January 1, 2006 Nagawa was merged into the neighboring town of Nanbu, and thus it no longer exists as an independent municipality. Nakui Village 名久井村 was fo ...

Nakasato, Aomori

Nakasato was a town located in Kitatsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Nakasato Town was located in the center of Tsugaru Peninsula. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, Nakasa ...

Namioka, Aomori

Namioka was a town located in Minamitsugaru District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Namioka Town was located in the plains of central Aomori Prefecture, bordered by the Ōu Mountains to the east. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during t ...

Nangō, Aomori

Nangō was a village located in Sannohe District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Nangō Village was founded on April 1, 1889. On March 31, 1957 it merged with the neighboring villages of Shimamori and Nakazawa. On March 31, 2005, Nangō was mer ...

Ōhata, Aomori

Ōhata was a town located in Shimokita District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Ōhata Village was founded in 1889. It was elevated to town status on 1 May 1934. On 14 March 2005, Ōhata, along with the neighboring town of Kawauchi, and the vi ...

Onoe, Aomori

Onoe was a town located in Minamitsugaru District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Onoe Village was founded on April 1, 1889. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1937. It merged with neighboring Saruga Village on January 1, 1955 and an ...

Sanriku Coast

The Sanriku Coast is a coastal region on the Pacific Ocean, extending from southern Aomori Prefecture, through Iwate Prefecture and northern Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Honshū, which is Japans main island. The name comes from the historical ...

Shariki, Aomori

Shariki was a village located in Nishitsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. The village was situated on the west coast of Tsugaru Peninsula, facing the Sea of Japan.

Shimoda, Aomori

Shimoda was a town located in Kamikita District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. On March 1, 2006 Shimoda, along with the neighboring town of Momoishi also from Kamikita District, was merged to create the town of Oirase, and thus it no longer ...

Shiura, Aomori

Shiura was a village located in Kitatsugaru District in western Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Shiura was located in northwest corner of Tsugaru Peninsula facing the Sea of Japan. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the M ...

Sōma, Aomori

Sōma was a village located in Nakatsugaru District in southern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Sōma was located in southern Tsugaru Peninsula, on the border of Akita Prefecture. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the Meij ...

Tairadate, Aomori

Tairadate was a village located in Higashitsugaru District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Tairadate Village was located on the northeast coast of Tsugaru Peninsula bordering on Tsugaru Strait and the entrance to Mutsu Bay. The area was par ...

Tenmabayashi, Aomori

The village of Tenmabayashi was founded in 1889 from the merger of seven small hamlets. On 31 March 2005, Tenmabayashi was merged into the neighboring and expanding town of Shichinohe, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality. At ...

Tokiwa, Aomori

Tokiwa was a village located in Minamitsugaru District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Tokiwa Village was founded on April 1, 1889. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1937. It merged with neighboring Tonogidate Village on May 3, 1954 ...

Towadako, Aomori

Towadako was a town located in Kamikita District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Located in south-central Aomori Prefecture, and encompassing the Aomori shoreline of Lake Towada, the town of Towadako had an economy based on tourism, forestry ...

Tsugaru District, Mutsu

Tsugaru was a district located in the old province of Mutsu, Japan. The district once had a land in southern Hokkaido but in 1878, the district dissolved by splitting up into 5 districts. As the Tsugaru Domain, the area was considered a de facto ...

Tsugaru Peninsula

The Tsugaru Peninsula is a peninsula in Aomori Prefecture, at the northern end of Honshū island, Japan. The peninsula projects north into the Tsugaru Strait separating Honshū from Hokkaidō. The western coast is on the Sea of Japan, while on its e ...

Wakinosawa, Aomori

Wakinosawa was a village located in Shimokita District in northern Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Wakinosawa Village was founded in 1889 from the merger the hamlets of Wakinosawa with neighboring Ozawa. On March 14, 2005, Wakinosawa, along with the ne ...

Amatsukominato, Chiba

Amatsukominato was a town located in Awa District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Amatsukominato was formed on February 11, 1955, by the merger of the towns of Amatsu and Kominato. On February 11, 2005, Amatsukominato was merged into the expanded city ...

Asai District, Chiba

Asai District was an administrative district of Japan located in southern Chiba Prefecture. Its name was also written with the alternative kanji 朝平郡, with the same pronunciation.

Awa District, Chiba

Awa District is a district located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of August 2010, the district had an estimated population of 8.992 and a density of 198 persons per km². Its total area was 45.16 square kilometres. Awa District at present consists ...

Cape Myōgane

Cape Myōgane is a cape located on the border of Futtsu and Kyonan, Chiba, Japan, where Mount Nokogiri on its western end precipitously falls into the Uraga Channel to Tokyo Bay. Cape Myōgane marked the eastern border between Awa Province and Kazu ...

Chikura, Chiba

Chikura was a town located in Awa District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of October 1, 2004, the town had an estimated population of 12.527 and a density of 342 persons per km². The total area was 36.64 km².

Edogawadai

Edogawadai is a district of the city of Nagareyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Edogawadai is about 10 minutes by train from Kashiwa via the Tōbu Noda Line from Edogawadai Station and commuters into Tokyo only have to change trains once, making the ...

Experimental Station for Landscape Plants

The Experimental Station for Landscape Plants, also called the Kemigawa Arboretum, is a research and plant-breeding arboretum operated by the University of Tokyo Faculty of Agriculture, and located at Hata-machi 1051, Hanamigawa-ku, Chiba, Chiba, ...

Fusa Province

Fusa Province was an ancient province of Japan, in the area of Shimōsa and Kazusa provinces. At the time of the establishment of Kazusa Province, it also included the southern tip of the Bōsō Peninsula that would later be split off as Awa Provinc ...

Hasunuma, Chiba

Hasunuma was a village located in Sanbu District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Hasunuma Village was formed on April 1, 1889 within Musha District. Musha District became part of Sanbu District from April 1, 1897. On March 27, 2006, Hasunuma, along wit ...

Hei District, Chiba

Hei District was an administrative district of Japan located in southern Chiba Prefecture. During and before the Edo period, the district was called Heguri District.

Hikata, Chiba

Hikata was a town located in Katori District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Hikata was formed on April 10, 1954. through the merger of the villages of Kojo, Chowa, and Manzai. On July 1, 2005, Hikata, along with the towns of Iioka and Unakami both fro ...

Iioka, Chiba

Iioka was a town located in Kaijō District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Iioka was a noted port town in the Edo period, and prospered greatly in the aftermath of the Great Fire of Meireki in 1657, as a transshipment center for timber and building mat ...

Inba District

Inba District is a district located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of 2011, the district has an estimated population of 43.480 and a density of 845 persons per km². The total area is 51.48 km². There are two towns within the district. Shisui Sakae

Inba, Chiba

Inba was a village located in Inba District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Inba Village was created on March 10, 1955 through the merger of Rokugo and Munakata Villages. The development of Chiba New Town greatly accelerated the development of the vill ...

Kaijō District, Chiba

Kaijō was a district located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 21.982 and a density of 469.10 persons per km². The total area was 46.86 km². Until the day before the district dissolved June 30, 20 ...

Katori District

Katori District is a district located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The district dates back to the Taika Reform in the 7th century, and Katori District remained part of Shimōsa Province until the establishment of Chiba Prefecture. Historically Kato ...

Kimitsu District, Chiba

Kimitsu District was an administrative district in Chiba Prefecture Japan. The district was dissolved April 1, 1991 when the town of Sodegaura gained city status.

Makuhari

Makuhari is a community in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is within Hanamigawa-ku and Mihama-ku. It was reclaimed from the sea. The district was constructed in a span of 10 years. Steven Poole, author of Trigger Happy, described it as "J ...

Makuharihongo

The newer Japanese addressing system 住居表示, Jūkyo-hyōji was adopted in a part of Makuharicho on 1 March 1982 and on 1 January 1985, which was respectively renamed Makuharihongo 4-chōme to 7-chōme and 1-chōme to 3-chōme.