Usa, Ōita

city in Ōita Prefecture, Japan

Usa (宇佐市, Usa-shi) is a Japanese city in Ōita Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.[1]

Map of Ōita Prefecture showing Usa
Usa City Hall

HistoryEdit

Usa grew up around Usa Shrine which was established in the 8th century.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Deal, William E. (2005). Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan, p. 80.
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Usa Hachiman-gū" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1017.

Other websitesEdit

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