Fukui, Fukui

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Fukui (福井市 -shi?) is the capital of Fukui Prefecture in Japan.[1]

It has been recognized as a special city since 2000.[2]

History[change | change source]

Fukui was established as a castle town in 1575.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fukui'" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 217.
  2. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research (2011), Table 3; retrieved 2012-12-18.

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