Yonezawa, Yamagata

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Yamagata
米沢
City
米沢市 · Yonezawa City
Location of Yamagata in Yamagata Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Yamagata Prefecture
Area
 • Total 548.74 km2 (211.87 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2010)
 • Total 89,401 [1]
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Yonezawa (米沢市 Yonezawa-shi?) is a Japanese city in Yamagata Prefecture on the island of Honshu.[2]

History[change | edit source]

The castle town was held by the Uesugi clan starting in the Muromachi period.[2]

The modern city was established in 1889.

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