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History and Position

1. History

In the latter half of the 15th century, Renyo began missionaryizing the Ikkomu sect in the Hokuriku region. The power of Ikkomu sects gradually strengthened, and followers, mainly peasants, destroyed Kaga's guardian Togashi Masachika in Takao Castle was gradually strengthened. Around the temple, towns such as Gomachi and Minamimachi were created, and the town of Kanazawa has been formed as the center of the Kaga Ikkomu sect.
Kanazawa Mido was attacked and destroyed by Morimasa Sakuma in 1580, and Morimasa built "Kanazawa Castle" here. It is said that on June 14 of this year, Toshiie Maeda, who was at Nanao Komaruyama Castle, entered Kanazawa Castle after Morimasa was defeated by Mt. Since then, it has continued to prosper as a Castle town of Kaga, Noto and Etchu, has since continued to prosper.
After the abolition of the clan in 1871, it became Kanazawa-cho, and the municipal organization was enforced on April 1, 2010 (1889), and continued to develop as the center of administration, culture and economy as the prefectural capital. Since 1924, the city has been expanded by merging with more than 10 neighboring municipalities, and has reached today.

2. Location

TheThe Sea of Japan is located almost in the center of Ishikawa Prefecture, on the east side is the hills of the Hakusan Mountain Range, adjacent to Toyama Prefecture, north and south are adjacent to one city and three towns, and on the west side faces the city.
The city area reaches The Sea of Japan, with mountains connected by Mt. Hakusan, with urban areas such as Teramachi, with the mountains connected by the Hakusan Mountains in the back. Two rivers, the Sai River and the Asano River, flow between the three plateaus of Utatsuyama, making it a rugged terrain.

Far East 136°49
Gokunishi 136 ° 33
Gokunan 36 ° 20'N
Gokuhoku 36 ° 40'N
East-West distance     23.3km
north-south distance     37.3km

3. Change of cityscape (Click to see the drawing.)

For inquiries

Urban Development Division-Urban Plan Department
Phone number: 076-220-2351
FAX number: 076-222-5119
[email protected]

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