History[change | change source]
In 1974, Higashihiroshima was created from the merger of four neighboring towns—Saijō, , Hachihonmatsu, Shiwa, and Takaya. In 2005, more towns were merged into the city—Kurose, Kōchi, Toyosaka, Fukutomi and Akitsu.
References[change | change source]
- "Higashihiroshima" at Hiroshima-navi.or.jp Archived 2012-12-13 at the Wayback Machine; retreived 2013-2-26.
- H. Paul Varley. (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of Kitabatake Chikafusa, pp. 141-142.
- Hiroshima University (HU), "Higashi-Hiroshima Campus" Archived 2013-05-27 at the Wayback Machine; "History of Hiroshima University" Archived 2012-05-16 at the Wayback Machine; retreived 2013-2-26.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima at Wikimedia Commons
- Higashihiroshima City website (in Japanese)
- "Cultural assets - Aki Kokubunji" at Pref.hiroshima.lg.jp[permanent dead link]