Miyazaki (city)

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Map of Miyazaki Prefecture showing city of Miyasaki

Miyazaki (宮崎市, Miyazaki-shi) is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture in Japan.[1]

Miyazaki is on the east coast of Kyushu.[1]

It has been recognized as a core city since 1998.[2]

History[change | change source]

Hakkō ichiu Monument

Miyazaki is the traditional location of the first Imperial capital.

In 1940, the national government built the Hakkō Ichiu monument at the legendary site of Emperor Jimmu's palace.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Miyazaki prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 651.
  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. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.
  3. Travelogue of Hakko Ichiu (in Japanese) at 31°56′54″N 131°24′52″E / 31.9483°N 131.41457°E / 31.9483; 131.41457

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