city in Nagano Prefecture, Japan
Matsumoto (松本市, Matsumoto-shi) is a city in the Chūbu region of Japan on the island of Honshu.
It has been recognized as a special city since 2000.
Matsumoto was the capital of Shinano Province during the Edo period.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Matsumoto" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 618.
- ↑ Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 9 [PDF 9 of 14]. Retrieved 2012-12-17.
Media related to Matsumoto, Nagano at Wikimedia Commons
- Matsumoto official website (in Japanese)
- http://youkoso.city.matsumoto.nagano.jp/ Archived 2012-12-14 at the Wayback Machine