Hiroshima

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August 19, 2022

Hiroshima City (Japanese: 広島市; Romachi: Hiroshima-shi) is the capital city of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is also the largest city in the Chugoku region in western Honshu. It was also the first city in the world to be attacked by nuclear weapons. By plane B-29 during World War II Make Hiroshima the site of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. and a monument to the Sadako girl who created the tradition of folding a thousand paper cranes. to pray to heal from sickness The name of the city is "Hiroshima" (広島), meaning "The vast island"

History

Sengoku period (1589–1871)

1589, shortly before the establishment of the Edo government Hiroshima was established on the delta coast of the Seto Inland Sea, at the command of General Mori Terumoto, he built the city of Hiroshima. to become the capital of the land in his influence After he moved from Koriyama Castle in the Aki region in this new city Hiroshima Castle was commanded to be completed in 1592 and eight years later in the Battle of Sekigahara. General Terumoto was defeated by Tokugawa Ieyasu's army, causing him to lose many cities as well as Hiroshima.

Imperial Era (1871–1939)

After the bureaucracy known as the Han (藩) was abolished in the Meiji Era in 1871, Hiroshima became the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture. It also became an important city center at a time when Japan's economy shifted from rural to urban industrialization. During the 1870s, one of seven English-language public schools was established in Hiroshima.