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Saga, Saga

capital city of Saga Prefecture, Japan
Saga Castle

Saga (佐賀市, Saga-shi) is the capital city of Saga Prefecture in Japan.[1]

Saga is in northwest Kyūshū.[2] Around 240,000 people live there.

HistoryEdit

Saga developed around Saga castle of the Nabeshima clan.[1]

The city was the capital of Saga domain in the Edo period, and it was the capital of Hizen Province.[3]

Every fall it holds the Saga International Balloon Fiesta.

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