Saitama

== History == The city was founded on May 1, 2001, and was designated on April 1, 2003 as a government ordinance. For the histories of Urawa, Ōmiya and Yono before the merger, see: On April 1, 2005, Saitama absorbed the city of Iwatsuki to its east, which became a new ward, Iwatsuki-ku. === Name === The name `Saitama` originally comes from the .....
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Saitama

capital of Saitama ken (prefecture), east-central Honshu, Japan. Situated in the southeastern part of the prefecture, the city was created in 2001 ...
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Saitama

ken (prefecture), east-central Honshu, Japan. The eastern portion of the prefecture lies on the Kant Plain, north of Tokyo metropolis. The land ... [1 related articles]
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Saitama

Saitama (sī'tämä) , prefecture (1990 pop. 6,405,319), E central Honshu, Japan. Urawa (the capital), Omiya, and Kawaguchi are the chief cities. Largely a fertile plain, Saitama is an agricultural region, which also has machinery and textile industries.
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