Uwajima, Ehime

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Uwajima (宇和島市, Uwajima-shi) is a Japanese city in Ehime on the island of Shikoku.

History[change | change source]

Todo Takatora established a small domain at Uwa in 1595. The town developed around Uwajima Castle.[1]

A cadet branch of the Date clan was established at Uwajima in 1614.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Uwajima Castle at jcastle.info Archived 2008-08-28 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2013-2-21.
  2. Papinot, Edmund. (2003). Nobiliare du Japon -- Date, p. 5 [PDF 9 of 80]; Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon. (in French/German).

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