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Ka•ma•ku•raˌkɑ məˈkʊər ə(n.)

  1. a city on SE Honshu, in central Japan: great bronze statue of Buddha. 174,000.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Kamakura

    Kamakura is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, about 50 kilometres south-south-west of Tokyo. Although Kamakura proper is today rather small, it is often described in history books as a former de facto capital of Japan as the seat of the Shogunate and of the Regency during the Kamakura Period. Kamakura was designated as a city on November 3, 1939. As of June 1, 2012, the modern city has an estimated population of 174,412 and a population density of 4,400 inhabitants per square kilometre. The total area is 39.60 square kilometres. Kamakura has a beach which, in combination with its temples and proximity to Tokyo, makes it a popular tourist destination.

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