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During the Edo period, Hirado was the seat of the Hirado Domain. The city developed around Hirado Castle (Hirado-jō).
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "HIrado" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 314-315.
- Media related to Hirado, Nagasaki at Wikimedia Commons
- Hirado City website (English); (Japanese)
- American Friendship Doll at Hirado Kindergarten