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  Saitama Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, and most of Saitama's cities can be described as suburbs of Tokyo, to which floods of residents commute each day.
Saitama prefecture was formerly part of the old Musashi Province, which included Tokyo and other areas as well.
Saitama Prefecture is bordered by Tokyo, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Nagano, and Yamanashi.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saitama_prefecture   (800 words)

  
 Saitama, Saitama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saitama (Japanese: さいたま市; -shi) is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan.
The prefectural name "Saitama" (埼玉県) was changed from kanji into hiragana, thus Saitama City (さいたま市) was born.
The name "Saitama" originally comes from the Sakitama (埼玉郡) district of what is now the city of Gyoda in the northern part of what is now known as Saitama Prefecture.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Saitama,_Saitama   (614 words)

  
 Chiba Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chiba Prefecture was established on June 15, 1873 with the merger of and.
Chiba borders Ibaraki Prefecture to the north at the Tone River, Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture to the west at the Edo River, the Pacific Ocean to the east and Tokyo Bay around its southern boundary.
The most populous zone, in the northwest of the prefecture, is part of the Kanto plain that extends into the urban agglomeration of Tokyo and Saitama.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Chiba_Prefecture   (525 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Saitama-Prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県; Saitama-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan.
Omiya (大宮区; -ku) is a ward of Saitama.
Okinawa Prefecture (Japanese 沖縄県; Okinawan Uchinā) is Japans southernmost prefecture, and consists of hundreds of islands known as The Ryūkyū Islands or Ryūkyūs, in an island chain over 1,000 km long, which extends southwest from Kyūshū (the southwesternmost of Japans main four islands) to...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Saitama_Prefecture   (4856 words)

  
 Saitama, Saitama biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saitama (Japanese: さいたま市; -shi) is the capital city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan.
Saitama is home to the Urawa Reds, the popular J-League football (soccer) team owned by Mitsubishi.
The Tokyo disdain for Saitama comes from before World War II, when Saitama was a rural area and considered to be markedly less sophisticated than the capital.
saitama.biography.ms   (443 words)

  
 Saitama - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saitama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan in the Kanto region.
Saitama,_Saitama is the capital and the most populous city of the above Saitama Prefecture incorporating former cities of Urawa, Yono, Omiya and Iwatsuki.
It is a city designated by government ordinance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saitama   (107 words)

  
 Saitama on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Largely a fertile plain, Saitama is an agricultural region, which also has machinery and textile industries.
L'Anglais David Beckham à Saitama L'Anglais David Beckham a avoué, samedi, qu'il avait envisagé de laisser tomber le footb.
Psychiatrist Yuichi Hattori speaks to an unidentified 22 year-old patient during a therapy session at his office in Saitama, Japan.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Saitama.asp   (523 words)

  
 Football Stadiums in Japan: Saitama Soccer Stadium
Saitama City was formed in 2001, when two neighboring cities -- Urawa and Omiya -- merged and took the name of the prefecture in which they are located as the name of this new metropolis.
Saitama stadium is perhaps the most beautiful and most state-of-the art facilities built for the World Cup 2002 Korea/Japan.
Saitama Stadium is located in a rather secluded area some distance from Urawa City, and access is a bit difficult.
www.wldcup.com /Asia/stadia/saitama.html   (460 words)

  
 Saitama Prefecture -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This prefecture is part of the (Click link for more info and facts about Greater Tokyo Area) Greater Tokyo Area, and most of Saitama's cities can be described as suburbs of (The capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan) Tokyo, to which floods of residents commute each day.
Saitama prefecture was formerly part of the old (Click link for more info and facts about Musashi Province) Musashi Province, which included (The capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan) Tokyo and other areas as well.
Saitama Prefecture's sister state is (A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region) Ohio.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/S/Sa/Saitama_Prefecture.htm   (1167 words)

  
 © ASLA.org
Two sections/elevation drawings through different locations of Saitama Plaza indicating the raised soil volume and its revealed location on the exterior elevation of the glass facade of the structure.
Aerial photo of Saitama Plaza in full fall color providing a welcome arrival space for the visitors to the Saitama Super Arena and for the passengers coming and going the Saitama train station.
Saitama plaza piazza illuminated at night featuring the under lit glass paving from the retail level below.
www.asla.org /awards/2004/04winners/entry352.html   (458 words)

  
 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Saitama Prefecture, on the northern fringe of the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, is a pace-setter in industry, culture, and the arts.
This new urban centre at Saitama will also play an important role in the reorganization of the Greater Tokyo metropolitan area, which aims to alleviate problems caused by an excessive concentration of urban facilities in the central district of the national capital.
Urawa is the capital of Saitama prefecture, some 24 kilometres north of Tokyo, and can rightly claim to be one of Japan's most football-crazy cities.
www.fifa.com /en/print/article/0,4039,27536,00.html   (524 words)

  
 Untitled Document
Saitama Prefecture, on the northern fringe of the greater Tokyo metropolitan area, is a pacesetter in industry, culture, and the arts.
But Saitama's past has not prevented it from embracing the future, and it has forged links with such diverse regions as Mexico, Shanxi (China), Queensland, Ohio and Brandenburg (Germany), as well as having active exchanges in culture and sports with other cities.
Saitama Prefecture is currently promoting a new urban development project called the Saitama New Urban Centre, covering a total area of nearly 50 hectares and including the cities of Urawa, Omiya and Yono.
www.panapress.com /mondial2002/english/saitama.htm   (464 words)

  
 Saitama Prefecture
The basic aims of this project are to promote small and midsize enterprises in Saitama Prefecture and to foster the establishment and concentration of next-generation industries, primarily related to the image industry.
Saitama International Business Support Center was founded in April 2004, as an institution to support local corporations and foreign corporations in developing international business in Saitama Prefecture.
Saitama Prefecture has the highest productive age population ratio (ages 15-64) in the country, and the average age of its population is the second youngest in the country.
www.jetro.go.jp /en/invest/region/saitama/index.htm   (1056 words)

  
 NewsOnJapan.com - Linkbase - Regional Websites: Kanto Region: Saitama Prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture - Kawagoe, well known as "Little Edo", was literally influenced by the culture of Edo, and has prospered as a castle town as well as a mercenary town.
Omiya City, Saitama Prefecture - Omiya has long played an important role in the history of the Kanto area.
Saitama Prefecture Sightseeing Guide - Saitama Prefecture is located in the middle of the Kanto Plains,with the abundant nature of Musashino and the Kanto-mountains lying to the southwest.
www.newsonjapan.com /html/linkbase/Regional_Websites/Kanto_Region/Saitama_Prefecture/index.shtml   (342 words)

  
 Japan Policy & Politics: Ageo residents say no to merger with Saitama City
The majority of residents of the city of Ageo in Saitama Prefecture, north of Tokyo, on Sunday rejected a plan to merge with the prefectural capital Saitama City in Japan's first local referendum on amalgamating municipalities.
Votes against merging with Saitama City, which became Japan's latest metropolis in May with the amalgamation of the cities of Urawa, Omiya and Yono, outnumbered votes in favor, with the voter turnout at 64.48%, according to early returns.
Saitama City, with 1.04 million population, has asked Ageo and the town of Ina to respond by Aug. 10 to a proposal to start negotiations on the merger.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0XPQ/is_2001_August_6/ai_77496923   (331 words)

  
 About Gyoda city, Saitama prefecture, Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The nearest big cities are Kumagaya (300k) one stop north on the Takasaki and also connecting to the Chichibu line; Konosu, three stops south; HigashiMatsuyama, three towns west on the Tobu Tojo line; and Omiya, 35minutes south on the Takasaki, halfway to the Tokyo Metro area.
Gyoda is in the Tobu region of Saitama.
The lay of the land is flat except for the notable Sakitama burial mounds from the 7th century.
www.xocf.com /gyoda/aboutGyoda.shtml   (567 words)

  
 Herbicide Resistant Weeds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Studies on the distribution of Erigeron canadensis resistant to paraquat in mulberry fields in Saitama Prefecture.
Hanioka, Y. Studies on the distribution of Erigeron canadensis resistant to paraquat in mulberry fields in Saitama Prefecture.
The distribution of Erigeron [Conyza] canadensis resistant to the effects of paraquat was studied in 5 areas in Saitama Prefecture in May 1986 and June-July 1988.
www.weedscience.org /Case/Reference.asp?ReferenceID=720   (112 words)

  
 Honshu wolf (Canis Lupus Hodophilax)
It is thought to have become extinct due to a combination of rabies, which first occurred in the islands in the 17th century, and human eradication.
The last known specimen died in 1905, in Nara Prefecture.
There are currently eight known pelts and five stuffed specimens of the Japanese Wolf in existence: one stuffed specimen is in the Netherlands, three are in Japan, and the animal caught in 1905 is kept in the British Museum.
wolfhybrid.us /html/hodophilax.html   (274 words)

  
 Kyodo World News Service: Parents sue Saitama hospital, 6 staff over daughter's death@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parents sue Saitama hospital, 6 staff over daughter's death
SAITAMA, Japan, May 18 (Kyodo) -- The parents of a teenage girl who died last year allegedly after being given an excessive anticancer drug dose filed a damages suit Friday against a hospital in Saitama Prefecture and six hospital officials, demanding 230 million yen as compensation for her death.
According to the petition, an attending doctor at the Saitama Medical Center of Saitama Medical School in Kawagoe gave the dose to Yuri Furudate, then 16, of Konosu in the prefecture, resulting in her...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:44427539&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (198 words)

  
 Police probe source of Aum funds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Police began their crackdown on the religious cult on May 18, when the Nagano Prefectural Police Headquarters launched a full-scale search of Aum-related facilities in four prefectures, including Tokyo and Aichi Prefecture, prompted by a forgery case involving an Aum member in a land deal in Kawakamimura, Nagano Prefecture.
Friday, about 20 policemen were involved in a raid on the Aum's computer assembly plant in Yashio, Saitama Prefecture, and searched the three-story factory after showing a man who appeared to be an Aum follower a search warrant.
A housewife living near the factory said, "After the factory moved to Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, there were fewer people and trucks going in and out of the factory here.
www.rickross.com /reference/aum/aum84.html   (441 words)

  
 4/83 SAITAMA PREFECTURE TO PROVIDE SUBSIDIES TO USE ROBOTS FOR COMPANIES IN ITS BORDERS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Saitama prefectural government has decided to provide subsidies to small and medium sized firms in its borders to use robots.
The prefecture will pay up to half the cost of leasing the robot for smaller corporations designated as having "model factories" with the condition that the factories be made open periodically to inspection by other small firms interested in using robots.
The prefecture is limiting its annual lease subsidy to 1.5 million yen for robots priced up to 15 million yen.
www.japanlaw.info /lawletter/april83/bba.htm   (110 words)

  
 LookSmart - Directory - Saitama Prefecture, Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saitama Prefecture, Japan - Situated in southern Kanto, next to Tokyo, shares a part of functions of the Metro.
Located in Eastern Saitama, along the ancient Nikko highway and now is a major transport hub in Kanto.
One of the largest cities and prefectural capital of Saitama was merged from three cities in April 2003.
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 SlickDeals.net Forums - Internet Suicide Pacts
Seven people were found dead in a car in Saitama Prefecture early Tuesday, minutes before two more bodies were discovered under similar circumstances in a vehicle in Kanagawa Prefecture, in what appeared to be group suicides linked to the Internet, police said.
Police said a Saitama Prefectural Police officer found seven young people dead in a rented van in Minano, Saitama Prefecture, at about 6:10 a.m.
In March three people were found dead in a car in Mie Prefecture, followed by three people in Tokushima Prefecture, who all used the same method to die.
www.slickdeals.net /forums/t46360.html   (1244 words)

  
 Dig yields trace of 500,000-year-old house   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The archaeologists have found several pits, believed to be bases for pillars of two buildings, and a group of buried stone tools at the Ogasaka site in Chichibu, the Saitama Prefectural Board of Education said Monday.
The habitat in Saitama is thought to have been built by primitive man, or homo erectus, who are believed to have emerged 1.6 million years ago, they said.
A MAN points to a hole Monday that is believed to have housed a pillar for a dwelling some 500,000 years ago, at the Ogasaka archaeological site in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
www.trussel.com /prehist/news181.htm   (505 words)

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