Tochigi, Tochigi

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Tochigi (栃木市 Tochigi-shi?) is a Japanese city in Tochigi Prefecture.[1]

History[change | edit source]

In the Edo period. Tochigi was a significant city.[1]

In the early Meiji period, the city of Tochigi was the Prefectural capital of the old Tochigi Prefecture. After the old Utsunomiya Prefecture and Tochigi Prefecture merged, Tochigi City was briefly the prefectural capital. The capital was moved to Utsunomiya soon after.[source?]

References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO), Tochigi (Tochigi City, Tochigi Pref.); retrieved 2012-9-11.

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