Shimonoseki

Shimonoseki

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Shimonoseki is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. It is at the southwestern tip of Honshu, facing the Tsushima Strait and also Kitakyushu across the Kanmon Straits. Nicknamed the "Fugu Capital," it known for the locally caught pufferfish and is the largest harvester of the pufferfish in Japan. The city prior to 1902 was commonly known as Bakan and formally Akamagaseki. On February 13, 2005, the city of Shimonoseki merged with the towns of H hoku, Kikugawa, Toyota, and Toyoura from Toyoura District to form the new city of Shimonseki. Since October 1, 2005, the city has been designated as a Core city by the Japanese Government.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Phon
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135657992
  • 9786135657999