Tochigi (city)

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

History[change | change 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 | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Japan National Tourist Organization (JNTO), Tochigi (Tochigi City, Tochigi Pref.) Archived 2012-06-16 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-9-11.

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