city in Japan
In the 16th century, Ōita became a center for trade with the Portuguese.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Ōita" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 742.
- Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.
- Nussbaum, "Ōita-ken" at p. 742.
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