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Nagaoka is the name of a city in modern Niigata Prefecture, Japan.


Nagaoka was also the name of a city in the Kansai area of Japan. It was briefly established as the capital by Emperor Kammu in 784, but it was abandoned after only ten years and the capital shifted to what became modern Kyoto city. Today, the area of Nagaoka is incorporated as Nagaokakyo city in the western part of Kyoto prefecture.


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Nagaoka, Niigata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1045 words)
Nagaoka is located at longitude 138° E and latitude 37° N. The size of Nagaoka increased on April 1, 2005, when the town of Oguni, the village of Yamakoshi, the town of Nakanoshima, the town of Koshiji, and the town of Mishima in were absorbed into the city of Nagaoka.
Nagaoka was an inland city, but after the double decker mergers held in 2005 and 2006, the city of Nagaoka is now connected to the Sea of Japan.
Nagaoka flourished as a castle town under the reign of the 13 generations of the Makino clan of the Edo period.
Nagaoka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (136 words)
Nagaoka is the name of a city in modern Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
Nagaoka was also the name of a city in the Kansai area of Japan.
Today, the area of Nagaoka is incorporated as Nagaokakyo city in the western part of Kyoto prefecture.
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