Matsumoto, Nagano

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Matsumoto (松本市 Matsumoto-shi?) is a Japanese city is a city in the Chūbu region of Japan on the island of Honshu.[1]

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

History[change | change source]

Matsumoto was the capital of Shinano Province during the Edo period.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Matsumoto" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 618.
  2. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 9 [PDF 9 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-17.

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