Nagasaki Prefecture

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Nagasaki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.wikipedia
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Hirado, Nagasaki

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Facing China and Korea, the region around Hirado was a traditional center for traders and pirates.
Hirado, historically known as Firando is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Hizen Province

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Nagasaki Prefecture was created by merging of the western half of the former province of Hizen with the island provinces of Tsushima and Iki.
Hizen Province was an old province of Japan in the area of Saga and Nagasaki prefectures.

Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region

Hidden Christian Sites
Today, Nagasaki has prominent Catholic churches, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region, have been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region is a group of twelve sites in Nagasaki Prefecture and Kumamoto Prefecture relating to the history of Christianity in Japan.

Sasebo, Nagasaki

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During the Meiji Restoration, Nagasaki and Sasebo became major ports for foreign trade, and eventually major military bases and shipbuilding centers for the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries up to World War II.
Sasebo is a core city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Iki Province

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Nagasaki Prefecture was created by merging of the western half of the former province of Hizen with the island provinces of Tsushima and Iki.
Iki Province was a province of Japan which consisted of the Iki Islands, now a part of modern Nagasaki Prefecture.

Tsushima Province

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Nagasaki Prefecture was created by merging of the western half of the former province of Hizen with the island provinces of Tsushima and Iki.
Tsushima Province was an old province of Japan on Tsushima Island which occupied the area corresponding to modern-day Tsushima, Nagasaki.

Sakoku

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After being given free rein in Oda Nobunaga's period, the missionaries were forced out little by little, until finally, in the Tokugawa era, Christianity was banned under the Sakoku national isolation policy: Japanese foreign trade was restricted to Chinese and Dutch traders based at Dejima in Nagasaki.
Trade with Korea was limited to the Tsushima Domain (today part of Nagasaki Prefecture).

Saga Prefecture

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Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the Tsushima Straits (far from Busan and South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea), and the East China Sea.
In ancient times, the area composed by Nagasaki Prefecture and Saga Prefecture was called Hizen Province.

Kyushu

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Nagasaki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.

Nagasaki

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The capital is the city of Nagasaki.
Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

Tsushima Island

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It also includes a large number of islands such as Tsushima and Iki.
The main islands (that is, the "North" and "South" islands, and the thin island that connects them) are the largest coherent satellite island group of Nagasaki Prefecture and the fifth largest in Japan (after the islands of Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, Hokkaido and Okinawa).

Iki Island

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It also includes a large number of islands such as Tsushima and Iki.
Iki Island, or the Iki Archipelago, is an archipelago in the Tsushima Strait, which is administered as the city of Iki in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Ariake Sea

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Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the Tsushima Straits (far from Busan and South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea), and the East China Sea.
The Ariake Sea is a body of salt water surrounded by Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, and Kumamoto Prefectures, all of which lie on the island of Kyūshū in Japan.

Saikai National Park

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As of 1 April 2014, 18% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Saikai and Unzen-Amakusa National Parks; Genkai and Iki-Tsushima Quasi-National Parks; and Hokushō, Nishi Sonogi Hantō, Nomo Hantō, Ōmurawan, Shimabara Hantō, and Taradake Prefectural Natural Parks.
Saikai National Park is a marine national park located in Nagasaki prefecture of northwest Kyūshū, Japan.

Unzen-Amakusa National Park

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As of 1 April 2014, 18% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Saikai and Unzen-Amakusa National Parks; Genkai and Iki-Tsushima Quasi-National Parks; and Hokushō, Nishi Sonogi Hantō, Nomo Hantō, Ōmurawan, Shimabara Hantō, and Taradake Prefectural Natural Parks.
Unzen-Amakusa National Park is a national park in Nagasaki, Kumamoto, and Kagoshima Prefectures, Japan.

Isahaya, Nagasaki

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Isahaya is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Ōmura, Nagasaki

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Ōmura is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Minamishimabara

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Minamishimabara is a city in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Nomo Peninsula

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As of 1 April 2014, 18% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Saikai and Unzen-Amakusa National Parks; Genkai and Iki-Tsushima Quasi-National Parks; and Hokushō, Nishi Sonogi Hantō, Nomo Hantō, Ōmurawan, Shimabara Hantō, and Taradake Prefectural Natural Parks.
The Nomo Peninsula in southern Nagasaki Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan is a peninsula extending 17 miles (27 km) south from the city center of downtown Nagasaki to Nomomachi on Kokudō 499.

Matsuura, Nagasaki

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Matsuura is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Prefectures of Japan

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Nagasaki Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.

Busan

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Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the Tsushima Straits (far from Busan and South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea), and the East China Sea.
The distance as the crow flies from Busan to Tsushima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, is about 49.5 km, to Fukuoka, Japan, about 180 km, and by contrast, to Seoul about 314 km.

Saikai, Nagasaki

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Saikai is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Unzen, Nagasaki

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Unzen is a city located in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, on the northern tip of Shimabara Peninsula, facing Ariake Bay in the east and Mount Unzen to the south.

South Gyeongsang Province

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Nagasaki borders Saga Prefecture on the east, and is otherwise surrounded by water, including Ariake Bay, the Tsushima Straits (far from Busan and South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea), and the East China Sea.
The province is part of the Yeongnam region, on the north by North Gyeongsang Province, on the west by North Jeolla Province and South Jeolla Province, and on the south by the Korea Strait far from Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.