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Yokosuka, Kanagawa

city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Yokosuka (横須賀市, Yokosuka-shi) is a city in Kanagawa, Japan. It is at the beginning of the Tokyo Bay in the Miura Peninsula. The city stretches across the peninsula to Sagami Bay.

Yokosuka
Japanese name
Kanji横須賀市
Hiraganaよこすかし
Katakanaヨコスカシ
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It has been recognized as a core city since 2001.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 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.

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