Uwajima, Ehime

city in Ehime Prefecture, Japan

Uwajima (宇和島市, Uwajima-shi) is a Japanese city in Ehime on the island of Shikoku.

HistoryEdit

Todo Takatora established a small domain at Uwa in 1595. The town developed around Uwajima Castle.[1]

A cadet branch of the Date clan was established at Uwajima in 1614.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Uwajima Castle at jcastle.info; retrieved 2013-2-21.
  2. Papinot, Edmund. (2003). Nobiliare du Japon -- Date, p. 5 [PDF 9 of 80]; Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon. (in French/German).

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Uwajima, Ehime at Wikimedia Commons