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, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan. [1]

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Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum, commonly known as palmate maple, Japanese maple or smooth Japanese-maple (Japanese: irohamomiji,, or momiji), is a species of woody plant native to Japan, China, Korea, eastern Mongolia, and southeast Russia.

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Aiful

() is one of the largest Japanese consumer finance companies.

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Aoi Matsuri

The, or "Hollyhock Festival," is one of the three main annual festivals held in Kyoto, Japan, the other two being the Festival of the Ages (Jidai Matsuri) and the Gion Festival.

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Arashiyama

is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan.

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Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Ashikaga shogunate

The, also known as the,Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.

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Azalea

Azaleas are flowering shrubs in the genus Rhododendron, particularly the former sections Tsutsuji (evergreen) and Pentanthera (deciduous).

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Ōkōchi Sansō

is the former home and garden of the Japanese jidaigeki (period film) actor Denjirō Ōkōchi in Arashiyama, Kyoto.

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Ōnin War

The was a civil war that lasted from 1467 to 1477, during the Muromachi period in Japan.

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Ōtsu

is the capital city of Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

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Bon Festival

or just is a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one's ancestors.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Cabinet Office (Japan)

The is an agency of the Cabinet of Japan.

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Camellia

Camellia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae.

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Capital of Japan

The current de facto capital of Japan is Tokyo, with the seat of the Emperor, National Diet and many government organizations.

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Central business district

A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.

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Central Japan Railway Company

The is the main railway company operating in the Chūbu (Nagoya) region of central Japan.

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Central League

The or is one of the two professional baseball leagues that constitute Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.

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Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Cercidiphyllum japonicum, known as the katsura (from its Japanese name カツラ, 桂), is a species of flowering tree in the family Cercidiphyllaceae native to China and Japan.

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Chang'an

Chang'an was an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history, today known as Xi'an.

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Cherry

A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe (stone fruit).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Cities designated by government ordinance of Japan

A, also known as a or, is a Japanese city that has a population greater than 500,000 and has been designated as such by order of the Cabinet of Japan under Article 252, Section 19 of the Local Autonomy Law.

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Cities of Japan

A is a local administrative unit in Japan.

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Cologne

Cologne (Köln,, Kölle) is the largest city in the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the fourth most populated city in Germany (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich).

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Cycling

Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport.

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Daigo Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Daigo-ji

is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Dainippon Screen

is a Japanese semiconductor and electronics company, headquartered in Kyoto, engaged in the manufacture and sale of semiconductors, flat panel displays, media and precision technology manufacturing equipment.

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Daisaku Kadokawa

is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan and now the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture.

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Democratic Party of Japan

The was a centrist political party in Japan from 1998 to 2016.

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Doshisha University

, also referred to as, it is a private university in Kyoto City, Japan.

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Edo

, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.

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Edo period

The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.

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Emperor Kanmu

was the 50th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.

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Emperor Kōmei

was the 121st emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Shijō

(March 17, 1231 – February 10, 1242) was the 87th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor's Cup

, commonly known as or, is a Japanese association football competition.

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Feng shui

Feng shui (pronounced), also known as Chinese geomancy, is a pseudoscience originating from China, which claims to use energy forces to harmonize individuals with their surrounding environment.

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Florence

Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.

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Fukuoka

is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.

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Fushimi Inari-taisha

is the head shrine of the god Inari, located in Fushimi Ward in Kyoto, Japan.

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Fushimi-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Geisha

(),, or are Japanese women who study the ancient tradition of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by traditional costumes and makeup.

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Gekkeikan

is a Japanese manufacturer of sake and plum wine based in Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan.

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Ginkaku-ji

, officially named, is a Zen temple in the Sakyo ward of Kyoto, Japan.

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Gion

is a district of Kyoto, Japan, originally developed in the Sengoku period, in front of Yasaka Shrine (Gion Shrine).

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Gion Matsuri

The takes place annually in Kyoto and is one of the most famous festivals in Japan.

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Gojō Station (Kyoto)

is a subway station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Gozan no Okuribi

, more commonly known as, is a festival in Kyoto, Japan.

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Greater Kyoto

Greater Kyoto is a metropolitan area in Japan encompassing Kyoto, the capital of Kyoto Prefecture, as well as its surrounding areas including Ōtsu, the capital of Shiga Prefecture.

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GS Yuasa

is a Japanese company that makes lead acid automobile and motorcycle batteries.

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Guadalajara

Guadalajara is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara.

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Gyoza no Ohsho

is a Japanese restaurant chain serving gyōza and other Chinese-style food.

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Hakata Station

is a major railway station in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.

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Hankyu

is a Japanese private railway operator that provides commuter and interurban service to the northern Kansai region and is one of major businesses operated by Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc.

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Hankyu Kyoto Main Line

The is a railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Hankyu Railway.

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Hanshin Expressway

The is a network of expressways surrounding Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, Japan.

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Hanshin Koshien Stadium

, commonly referred to as simply Koshien Stadium, is a baseball park located near Kobe in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

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Haruka (train)

The, is a limited express train service, mainly connecting Kyoto Station to Kansai Airport Station in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

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Hashimoto Kansetsu

In this Japanese name, the family name is Hashimoto. Hashimoto Kansetsu (橋本関雪, 1883–1945) was a painter of nihonga (Japanese-style paintings) who was active in the Kyoto art world during the Showa and Taisho eras.

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Hatena (company)

is an internet services company in Japan.

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Hayashi Gahō

, also known as Hayashi Shunsai, was a Japanese Neo-Confucian scholar, teacher and administrator in the system of higher education maintained by the Tokugawa ''bakufu'' during the Edo period.

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Heian Palace

The or was the original imperial palace of Heian-kyō (present-day Kyoto), the capital of Japan, from 794 to 1227.

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Heian period

The is the last division of classical Japanese history, running from 794 to 1185.

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Heian Shrine

The is a Shinto shrine located in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Heian-kyō

Heian-kyō was one of several former names for the city now known as Kyoto.

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Henry L. Stimson

Henry Lewis Stimson (September 21, 1867 – October 20, 1950) was an American statesman, lawyer and Republican Party politician.

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Higashino Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Yamashina-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Higashiyama Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Higashiyama-ku, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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High school baseball in Japan

In Japan, Kōshien (甲子園) generally refers to the two annual baseball tournaments played by high schools nationwide culminating at a final showdown at Hanshin Kōshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Japan.

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Higher education

Higher education (also called post-secondary education, third-level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education.

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Hiroshima

is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.

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Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) encompasses 17 locations in Japan within the city of Kyoto and its immediate vicinity.

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History of Japan

The first human habitation in the Japanese archipelago has been traced to prehistoric times.

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Hongan-ji

, also archaically romanized as Hongwanji, is the collective name of the largest school of Jōdo Shinshū Buddhism (which further sub-divides into the Nishi and Higashi branches).

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Horiba

is a Japanese manufacturer of precision instruments for measurement and analysis.

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Hosomi Museum

opened near in Kyoto, Japan, in 1998.

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Hozu River

The is a part of Katsura River in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Huế

Huế (is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyễn Dynasty emperors from 1802 to 1945, and capital of the protectorate of Annam. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor's home; and a replica of the Royal Theater. The city was also the battleground for the Battle of Huế, which was one of the longest and bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.

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Humid subtropical climate

A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.

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Imadegawa Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Important Cultural Property (Japan)

An The term is often shortened into just is an item officially classified as Tangible Cultural Property by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and judged to be of particular importance to the Japanese people.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Intelligent Systems

Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd. is an independent Japanese video game developer closely affiliated with Nintendo and best known for developing the Fire Emblem, Wars, and Paper Mario series.

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Isaac Titsingh

Isaac Titsingh FRS (10 January 1745 in Amsterdam – 2 February 1812 in Paris) was a Dutch scholar, merchant-trader and ambassador.

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Ishida (company)

is a Japanese multinational company which manufactures food packing machinery.

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Ishida Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Istanbul

Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.

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Itami Airport

, often referred to as is the primary regional airport for the Kansai region of Japan, including the major cities of Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

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J.League

The (is Japan's professional football league including the first division J1 League, second division J2 League and third division J3 League. J1 League is one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. It is currently sponsored by Meiji Yasuda Life and thus officially known as the Meiji Yasuda J.League.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japan National Route 1

National Route 1 is a major highway on the island of Honshū in Japan.

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Japan National Route 162

National Route 162 is a national highway of Japan connecting Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto and Tsuruga, Fukui in Japan, with a total length of 148 km (91.96 mi).

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Japan National Route 171

National Route 171 is a national highway of Japan connecting Minami-ku, Kyoto and Chūō-ku, Kobe in Japan, with a total length of 67.7 km (42.07 mi).

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Japan National Route 24

National Route 24 is a national highway connecting Kyoto and Wakayama, Wakayama in Japan.

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Japan National Route 367

National Route 367 is a national highway of Japan connecting between Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto and Wakasa, Fukui in Japan, with total length has 68.5 km (42.56 mi).

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Japan National Route 477

National Route 477 is a national highway of Japan.

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Japan National Route 478

National Route 478 is a national highway of Japan connecting between Miyazu, Kyoto and Kumiyama, Kyoto in Japan, with total length has.

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Japan National Route 8

National Route 8 is an important highway in the Hokuriku and Kansai regions.

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Japan National Route 9

National Route 9 is an important highway in the Kansai and Chūgoku regions.

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Japan Racing Association

The Japan Racing Association (日本中央競馬会 Nippon Chūō Keiba Kai, or JRA) is a public company established to operate Chūō Keiba (中央競馬 Central horse racing) and to manage racecourses, betting facilities, and horse-training facilities.

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Japan Railways Group

The Japan Railways Group, more commonly known as, consists of seven for-profit companies that took over most of the assets and operations of the government-owned Japanese National Railways on April 1, 1987.

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Japan Standard Time

is the standard timezone in Japan, 9 hours ahead of UTC (i.e. it is UTC+09:00).

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Japanese Communist Party

The Japanese Communist Party (JCP, 日本共産党, Nihon Kyōsan-tō) is a political party in Japan and is one of the largest non-governing communist parties in the world.

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Japanese craft

in Japan has a long tradition and history.

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Japanese dialects

The dialects of the Japanese language fall into two primary clades, Eastern (including Tokyo) and Western (including Kyoto), with the dialects of Kyushu and Hachijō Island often distinguished as additional branches, the latter perhaps the most divergent of all.

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Japanese garden

are traditional gardens whose designs are accompanied by Japanese aesthetic and philosophical ideas, avoid artificial ornamentation, and highlight the natural landscape.

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Japanese Paleolithic

The is the period of human inhabitation in Japan predating the development of pottery, generally before 10,000 BCE.

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Japanese rock garden

The or "dry landscape" garden, often called a zen garden, creates a miniature stylized landscape through carefully composed arrangements of rocks, water features, moss, pruned trees and bushes, and uses gravel or sand that is raked to represent ripples in water.

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Japanese yen

The is the official currency of Japan.

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Jūjō Station (Kyoto Municipal Subway)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Jidai Matsuri

The is a traditional Japanese festival (also called matsuri) held annually on October 22 in Kyoto, Japan.

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Jidaigeki

is a genre of film, television, video game, and theatre in Japan.

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Jinju

Jinju is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

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Kaleidoscope

A kaleidoscope is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces tilted to each other in an angle, so that one or more (parts of) objects on one end of the mirrors are seen as a regular symmetrical pattern when viewed from the other end, due to repeated reflection.

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Kamakura

is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Kamakura shogunate

The Kamakura shogunate (Japanese: 鎌倉幕府, Kamakura bakufu) was a Japanese feudal military governmentNussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.

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Kamigamo Shrine

is an important Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, first founded in 678.

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Kamigyō-ku

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Kamo River

The is located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Kamo Shrine

is a general term for an important Shinto sanctuary complex on both banks of the Kamo River in northeast Kyoto.

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Kanji

Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.

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Kansai dialect

The is a group of Japanese dialects in the Kansai region (Kinki region) of Japan.

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Kansai International Airport

is an international airport located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay off the Honshu shore, southwest of Ōsaka Station, located within three municipalities, including Izumisano (north),.

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Kansai region

The or the lies in the southern-central region of Japan's main island Honshū.

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Karasuma Line

| The is one of the two lines of the Kyoto Municipal Subway operated by Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau in Kyoto, Japan.

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Karasuma Oike Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line and Tōzai Line in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Karasuma Street

is a major south-north street in central Kyoto, Japan.

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Katsura Imperial Villa

The, or Katsura Detached Palace, is a villa with associated gardens and outbuildings in the western suburbs of Kyoto, Japan (in Nishikyō-ku, separate from the Kyoto Imperial Palace).

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Katsura River

The is a continuation of two other rivers, the Hozu River, a small, speedy river which begins in the mountains near Kameoka and then slithers through the mountains separating Kameoka and Kyoto; and the Ōi River (大堰川 Ōi-gawa), which emerges from those mountains and expands into a shallow, slow-flowing river until Togetsukyo Bridge in Arashiyama.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kōban

A is a small neighborhood police station found in Japan.

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Kōzan-ji

, officially, is a Buddhist temple of the Omuro sect of Shingon Buddhism in Umegahata Toganōchō, Ukyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan.

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Keage Station

is a train station in Higashiyama-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Keifuku Electric Railroad

is a railroad company based in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan (but with offices in Fukui Prefecture) in operation since March 2, 1942.

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Keihan Electric Railway

is a Japanese railway operator in Osaka, Kyoto, and Shiga Prefectures.

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Keihan Keishin Line

The is an interurban railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Keihan Electric Railway.

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Keihanshin

is a metropolitan region in Japan encompassing the metropolitan areas of the cities of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture, Osaka in Osaka Prefecture and Kobe in Hyōgo Prefecture.

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Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.

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Kikuka-shō

The is a Japanese Grade 1 (Jpn I) flat horse race in Japan for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 3,000 metres (approximately 1 7/8 miles) at the Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture in October.

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Kimiko Date

is a Japanese former professional tennis player.

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Kimono

The is a traditional Japanese garment.

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Kinkaku-ji

, officially named, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kinmon incident

The, also known as the, was a rebellion against the Tokugawa shogunate that took place on August 20, 1864, at the Imperial Palace in Kyoto.

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Kintetsu Nara Station

is a railway station on the Nara Line in Nara, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway.

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Kintetsu Railway

, referred to as, is a Japanese passenger railway company, managing infrastructure and operating passenger train service.

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Kita-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Kitaōji Station

is a railway station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kitakyushu

is one of two designated cities in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, together with Fukuoka, with a population of just under 1 million people.

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Kitamura Museum

opened near the confluence of the Kamo and Takano Rivers in Kyoto, Japan, in 1977.

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Kitayama Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kiyomizu-dera

, officially, is an independent Buddhist temple in eastern Kyoto.

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Kobe

is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.

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Kokusaikaikan Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Komeito

, formerly called New Komeito (abbreviated NKP), is a political party in Japan founded by members of the Nichiren Buddhist-based new religious movement Soka Gakkai.

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Konya

Konya (Ikónion, Iconium) is a major city in south-western edge of the Central Anatolian Plateau and is the seventh-most-populous city in Turkey with a metropolitan population of over 2.1 million.

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Koryo Museum of Art

The opened in Kyoto, Japan, in 1988.

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Kuge

The was a Japanese aristocratic class that dominated the Japanese imperial court in Kyoto.

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Kuinabashi Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kujō Station (Kyoto)

is a subway station on the Karasuma Line in Minami-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kuramaguchi Station

is a railway station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyōto Station

is a major railway station and transportation hub in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyocera

() is a Japanese multinational ceramics and electronics manufacturer headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Art Center

The Kyoto Art Center is a venue for promoting the arts which is located in the heart of Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Botanical Garden

The, also known as the Kyoto Prefectural Botanical Garden, is a major botanical garden with conservatory located next to the Kamo River, Hangi-cho Simogamo, Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto City Archaeological Museum

The Kyoto City Archaeological Museum (京都市考古資料館) is located in Kyoto and showcases the city's archaeological findings.

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Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies

The (formerly the Kyoto Center for Japanese Studies), or KCJS, is a study abroad program founded in 1989 and currently housed at Doshisha University (同志社大学) in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Imperial Palace

The is one of the active palaces of the Emperor of Japan and has the longest history as the capital of Japan.

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Kyoto Institute of Technology

Kyoto Institute of Technology (京都工芸繊維大学, Kyōto Kōgei Sen'i Daigaku) in Kyoto, Japan is a Japanese national university established in 1949.

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Kyoto International Manga Museum

The is located in Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Line (Kintetsu)

The is a Japanese railway line owned and operated by the Kintetsu Railway, a private railway operator.

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Kyoto mayoral election, 2008

Kyoto held a mayoral election on February 17, 2008.

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Kyoto mayoral election, 2012

Kyoto held a mayoral election on February 5, 2012.

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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

The is one of the oldest art museums in Japan.

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Kyoto Municipal Subway

is the metro network in the city of Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau

is an agency of the city government of Kyoto, Japan that operates municipal subways and city buses within the city.

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Kyoto Museum for World Peace

The is part of Ritsumeikan University in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto National Museum

The is one of the major art museums in Japan.

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Kyoto Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium

is a multi-purpose stadium in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Prefecture

is a prefecture of Japan in the Kansai region of the island of Honshu.

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Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, based on the scientific consensus that (part one) global warming is occurring and (part two) it is extremely likely that human-made CO2 emissions have predominantly caused it.

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Kyoto Racecourse

is located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Kyoto Railway Museum

The (formerly the until 2016) is a railway museum in Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Sanga FC

is a Japanese professional football (soccer) club based in Kyoto.

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Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station

Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station (京都市役所前駅 Kyōto shiyakusho-mae eki) is a stop on the Tozai Line of Kyoto Municipal Subway in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto Tower

is an observation tower located in Kyoto, Japan.

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Kyoto University

, or is a national university in Kyoto, Japan.

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Lake Biwa Canal

is a waterway in Japan constructed during the Meiji Period to transport water, freight, and passengers from Lake Biwa to the nearby City of Kyoto.

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Laos

Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.

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Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

The, frequently abbreviated to LDP or, is a conservative political party in Japan.

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List of bridges in Kyoto

These are some, but not all of the bridges of the City of Kyoto.

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List of Buddhist temples in Kyoto

There are 1,600 Buddhist temples scattered throughout the prefecture of Kyoto.

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List of Emperors of Japan

This list of Emperors of Japan presents the traditional order of succession.

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List of Kyoto's fires

The List of Kyoto's fires encompasses an essential aspect of urban life in the Japanese capital.

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List of national universities in Japan

As of 2010, there were 86, 95 public universities and 597 private universities in Japan.

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List of regions of Japan

The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts.

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List of Shinto shrines in Kyoto

List of Shinto shrines in Kyoto includes many Shinto shrines; but this list encompasses only some of the 400 Shinto shrines with scattered locations throughout the municipality of Kyoto and the prefecture of Kyoto: The Kamo Shrine predates the founding of Heian-kyō.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Machiya

are traditional wooden townhouses found throughout Japan and typified in the historical capital of Kyoto.

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Maiko

A is an apprentice geisha in Kyoto and Western Japan.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Marutamachi Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Matsugasaki Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Meiji Restoration

The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.

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Meishin Expressway

The is a toll expressway in Japan.

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Metres above sea level

Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.

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Mexico

Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Minami-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Misasagi Station

is a train station in Yamashina-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Nagasaki

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

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Nagitsuji Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Yamashina-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Nagoya

is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Nara Prefecture

is a prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Nara, Nara

is the capital city of Nara Prefecture located in the Kansai region of Japan.

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National Diet

The is Japan's bicameral legislature.

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National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

The is an art museum in Kyoto, Japan.

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National Treasure (Japan)

Some of the National Treasures of Japan A National Treasure (国宝: kokuhō) is the most precious of Japan's Tangible Cultural Properties, as determined and designated by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (a subsidiary of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).

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Nichicon

is a manufacturer of capacitors of various types and applications and is one of the largest manufacturers of capacitors in the world, headquartered in Karasuma Oike, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Nidec

is a Japanese manufacturer of electric motors.

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Nihon Ōdai Ichiran

, The Table of the Rulers of Japan, is a 17th-century chronicle of the serial reigns of Japanese emperors with brief notes about some of the noteworthy events or other happenings.

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Nihonbashi

is a business district of Chūō, Tokyo, Japan which grew up around the bridge of the same name which has linked two sides of the Nihonbashi River at this site since the 17th century.

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Nijō Castle

is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan.

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Nijō Station (Kyoto)

is a train station in Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Nijōjō-mae Station

is a train station in Nakagyō-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Ninna-ji

is the head temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nishi Hongan-ji

is one of two temple complexes of Jōdo Shinshū in Kyoto, Japan, the other being Higashi Hongan-ji, or "Eastern Temple of the Original Vow".

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Nishiōji Oike Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Nakagyō-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Nishikyō-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Nishinomiya

is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, between the cities of Amagasaki and Ashiya.

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Nissin Electric

is a Japanese, Kyoto-based electrical equipment company.

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Nomura Art Museum

opened near Nanzen-ji in Kyoto, Japan, in 1984.

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Nozomi (train)

is the fastest train service running on the Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).

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Ococias Kyoto AC

Ococias Kyoto AC (おこしやす京都AC) is a Japanese football club based in Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture.

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OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

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Okayama

is the capital city of Okayama Prefecture in the Chūgoku region of Japan.

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Omron

is an electronics company based in Kyoto, Japan.

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Ono Station (Kyoto)

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line in Yamashina-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Osaka Prefecture

is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan.

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Outline of Kyoto

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Kyoto: Kyoto –.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Philosopher's Walk

The is a pedestrian path that follows a cherry-tree-lined canal in Kyoto, between Ginkaku-ji and Nanzen-ji.

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Ponto-chō

is a Hanamachi district in Kyoto, Japan, known for geiko and maiko and home to many geiko houses and traditional tea houses.

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Prague

Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.

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Prefectures of Japan

Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.

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Qingdao

Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.

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Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Japan)

The Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup until 2012) is an International Grade 1 flat horse race in Japan for three-year-old and above thoroughbred fillies and mares run over a distance of 2,200 metres (approximately 1 mile 3 furlongs) on the turf at Kyoto Racecourse in November.

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Raku ware

is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of chawan tea bowls.

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Ritsumeikan University

is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, that traces its origin to 1869.

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Rohm

is a Japanese electronic parts manufacturer based in Kyoto, Japan.

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Rokujizō Station

Rokujizō Station (六地蔵駅 Rokujizō-eki) refers to three different railway stations of the same name, located within the same vicinity in Rokujizo Naramachi, Uji, Kyoto, each operated by a different train company.

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Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, commonly known as the Royal Asiatic Society (RAS), was established, according to its Royal Charter of 11 August 1824, to further "the investigation of subjects connected with and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to Asia." From its incorporation the Society has been a forum, through lectures, its journal, and other publications, for scholarship relating to Asian culture and society of the highest level.

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Ryōan-ji

is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan.

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Ryozen Museum of History

The is a history museum located in Kyoto, Japan.

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Sagawa Express

is a major transportation company in Japan.

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Saihō-ji (Kyoto)

is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Matsuo, Nishikyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan.

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Sake

, also spelled saké, also referred to as a Japanese rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the bran.

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Sakyō-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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San'yō Shinkansen

The is a line of the Japanese Shinkansen high-speed rail network, connecting Shin-Osaka in Osaka with Hakata Station in Fukuoka, the two largest cities in western Japan.

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Sanjō Keihan Station

Sanjō Keihan Station (三条京阪駅 Sanjō Keihan Eki) is a subway station in Higashiyama ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Second Keihan Highway

The is a national highway and 6-laned Regional High-Standard Highways(expressway) in Japan, leading from Fushimi-ku, Kyoto to Kadoma, Osaka.

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Sen-oku Hakuko Kan

Sen-oku Hakuko Kan is located in Kyoto, Japan and houses a large collection of Chinese bronze vessels, Chinese and Japanese mirrors, and a few Chinese bronze Buddhist figures.

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Sentō Imperial Palace

The) is a large garden in Kyoto, Japan, formerly the grounds of a palace for retired emperors. It is administered by the Imperial Household Agency and may be visited by appointment.

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Shaanxi

Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.

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Shandong

Shandong (formerly romanized as Shantung) is a coastal province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the East China region.

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Shiga Prefecture

is a prefecture of Japan, which forms part of the Kansai region in the western part of Honshu island.

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Shigureden

is a museum in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan, centered on the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu anthology of waka poems compiled by Fujiwara no Teika in the 13th Century.

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Shijō Kawaramachi

is a vibrant part of central Kyoto, Japan where Shijō and Kawaramachi Streets intersect.

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Shijō Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Shijō Street

runs in the center of Kyoto, Japan from east to west through the commercial center of the city.

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Shimadzu Corp.

is a Japanese public KK company, manufacturing precision instruments, measuring instruments and medical equipment, based in Kyoto, Japan.

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Shimogamo Shrine

in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward.

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Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Shinto shrine

A is a structure whose main purpose is to house ("enshrine") one or more kami.

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Shochiku Robins

The Shochiku Robins was a Japanese baseball team that played in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).

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Shugakuin Imperial Villa

The, or Shugaku-in Detached Palace, is a set of gardens and outbuildings (mostly teahouses) in the hills of the eastern suburbs of Kyoto, Japan (separate from the Kyoto Imperial Palace).

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Social Democratic Party (Japan)

The Social Democratic Party (社会民主党 Shakai Minshu-tō, often abbreviated to 社民党 Shamin-tō), also known as the Social Democratic Party of Japan (日本社会党, abbreviated to SDPJ in English) and previously as the Japan Socialist Party (JSP), is a political party that at various times advocated the establishment of a socialist Japan, until 1996.

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South Gyeongsang Province

South Gyeongsang Province (translit) is a province in the southeast of South Korea.

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Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.

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Takara Holdings

is a Japanese company based in Kyoto.

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Takeda Station (Kyoto)

is a railway station in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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Tang dynasty

The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.

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Tō-ji

(East Temple) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in Kyoto, Japan.

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Tōkaidō Shinkansen

The is a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen line, opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Ōsaka.

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Tōzai Line (Kyoto)

The is a Kyoto Municipal Subway line which runs from the southeastern area of the city (starting from Rokujizo Station), then east to west (i.e. tōzai in Japanese) through the Kyoto downtown area.

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Tennis

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

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Tenno Sho

The is a horse race held twice a year in Japan, once in the spring and once in the autumn.

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Tenryū-ji

—more formally known as —is the head temple of the Tenryū branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, located in Susukinobaba-chō, Ukyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan.

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Teramachi Street

is a historical street in Kyoto, Japan, running north-south.

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Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.

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Toei Kyoto Studio Park

is a theme park and film set modeled after the Edo period located in Kyoto, Japan that opened its doors in 1975.

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Tokugawa shogunate

The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the and the, was the last feudal Japanese military government, which existed between 1600 and 1868.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tokyo dialect

is the Japanese dialect spoken in modern Tokyo.

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Tose (company)

() (also called Tose Software) is a video game development company based in Kyoto, Japan.

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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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Toyotomi Hideyoshi

was a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded as Japan's second "great unifier".

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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Uji

is a city on the southern outskirts of the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Ukyō-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Tokyo

, abbreviated as or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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Uzumasa Tenjingawa Station

is a train station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Tōzai Line, in Ukyō-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Varanasi

Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras (Banāras), or Kashi (Kāśī), is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India, south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and east of Allahabad.

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Vientiane

Vientiane (ວຽງຈັນ/ວຽງຈັນທນ໌/ວຽງຈັນທະບູຣີ ສຼີສັຕນາຄຄນາຫຸຕ ວິສຸທທິຣັຕນຣາຊທານີ ບໍຣີຣົມຍ໌, Viang chan) is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand.

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Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Volks

is a Japan-based corporation that produces garage kits and mecha kits as well as the Dollfie, Super Dollfie and Dollfie Dream lines of dolls.

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Wacoal

Wacoal is a manufacturer of women's lingerie and underwear, founded in 1949 in Japan by Koichi Tsukamoto.

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Wards of Japan

A is a subdivision of the cities of Japan that are large enough to have been designated by government ordinance.

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West Japan Railway Company

, also referred to as, is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshu.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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WTA Rankings

The WTA Rankings are the ratings defined by the Women's Tennis Association, introduced in November 1975.

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Xi'an

Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, China.

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Yamashina Station

is a train station in Yamashina-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Yamashina-ku, Kyoto

is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

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Yamashiro Province

was a province of Japan, located in Kinai.

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Yodo River

The, also called the Seta River (瀬田川 Seta-gawa) and the Uji River (宇治川 Uji-gawa) at portions of its route, is the principal river in Osaka Prefecture on Honshū, Japan.

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Yokohama

, literally "Port to the side" or "Beside the port", is the second largest city in Japan by population, after Tokyo, and the most populous municipality of Japan.

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Yoshiwara

Yoshiwara (吉原) was a famous in Edo, present-day Tōkyō, Japan.

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Your Party

was a Japanese political party.

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Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kyoto

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