Chiba, Chiba

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Chiba (千葉市, Chiba-shi) is a Japanese city in Chiba Prefecture on the island of Honshu.[1] It is the capital city of the prefecture.[2]

It has been recognized as a city designated by government ordinance since 1992.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Chiba" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 109.
  2. Nussbaum, "Chiba-ken" at p. 109.
  3. Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, (2011); Table 1 [PDF 6 of 14]; doi:10.1155/2011/692764; retrieved 2012-12-7.