Atami

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Atami is a city located in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan., the city had an estimated population of 36,865 in 21,593 households, and a population density of 600 persons per km².wikipedia
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Shizuoka Prefecture

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Atami is a city located in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Hatsushima

The city boundaries include the offshore island of Hatsushima.
Administratively, it is part of the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, from which it can be reached by ferry.

Onsen

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The name "Atami" literally means "hot ocean," a reference to the town's famous onsen hot springs.

Izunokuni

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Izu Peninsula

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Atami is located in the far eastern corner of Shizuoka Prefecture at the northern end of Izu Peninsula.
A popular resort region for tourists from the Kantō region, the Izu peninsula is primarily known for onsen hot spring resorts in Atami, Shuzenji, and Itō.

Tagata District, Shizuoka

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It was elevated to town status on June 11, 1894, and was transferred to the administrative control of Tagata District in 1896.
The city of Atami and parts of the cities of Mishima, Izunokuni and Itō were formerly part of the district.

Inagawa-kai

Inagawa
The Inagawa-kai, third largest of Japan's Yakuza groups, was founded in Atami in 1949 as the Inagawa-gumi by Kakuji Inagawa.
The Inagawa-kai was founded in Atami, Shizuoka in 1949 as the Inagawa-gumi by Kakuji Inagawa.

Atami Station

Atami
Atami Station is a railway station in the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central).

Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park

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Most of Atami is located within the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park.

Tōkaidō Shinkansen

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This growth increased after Atami station became a stop on the Tōkaidō Shinkansen high-speed train line in 1964.

Izu Ōshima

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The epicenter of the Great Kantō earthquake in 1923 was deep beneath Izu Ōshima Island in Sagami Bay, close to Atami, which suffered considerable damage, as did other municipalities throughout the surrounding Kantō region.
Ferries also leave from Atami in Shizuoka.

Tōkaidō Main Line

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Infrastructure improvements included the completion of double track on this route in 1913, and the opening of the 7.8 km long Tanna Tunnel, which shortened the route by omitting a detour round the mountains between Atami and Numazu.

Kinomiya Station

Kinomiya
Kinomiya Station is a railway station on the Itō Line of the East Japan Railway Company, located in the central part of the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

MOA Museum of Art

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The MOA Museum of Art is a private museum in the city of Atami, Japan.

Mitsuko Uchida

Mitsuko
Born in Atami, a seaside town close to Tokyo, Japan, Uchida moved to Vienna, Austria, with her diplomat parents when she was 12 years old, after her father was named the Japanese ambassador to Austria.

Ajiro Station

Ajiro
Ajiro Station is a railway station on the Itō Line of the East Japan Railway Company, located in the southern part of the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Izusan Jinja

Izusan Jinja is a Shinto shrine in the city of Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Onsen geisha

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In concert with its famous onsen, Atami was known for its onsen geisha.
In the period following World War II, the abundance of prostitutes in onsen towns—such as Atami—who marketed themselves to tourists as "geisha" caused some misconceptions.

Izu-Taga Station

Izu-Taga
Izu-Taga Station is a railway station on the Itō Line of the East Japan Railway Company, located in the southern part of the city of Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Kamo District, Shizuoka

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During the cadastral reform of the early Meiji period in 1889, Atami village was organized within Kamo District, Shizuoka.
On June 1, 1891, Atami was raised to town status.

Kakuji Inagawa

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The Inagawa-kai, third largest of Japan's Yakuza groups, was founded in Atami in 1949 as the Inagawa-gumi by Kakuji Inagawa.
After serving in World War II, Inagawa formed the Inagawa-gumi, the predecessor to the current Inagawa-kai, in Atami, Shizuoka in 1949.