Place:Kagawa, Japan

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NameKagawa
Alt namesKagawasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypePrefecture
Coordinates34.25°N 134.0°E
Located inJapan
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is a prefecture of Japan located on Shikoku island. The capital is Takamatsu.

History

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Kagawa was formerly known as Sanuki Province.

For a brief period between August 1876 and December 1888, Kagawa was made a part of Ehime Prefecture.

Battle of Yashima

Located in Kagawa's capital city, Takamatsu, the mountain of Yashima was the battlefield for one of the best-known struggles between the Heike and the Genji clans.

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