Hiroshima

Hiroshima is an industrial city of wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers along the coast of the . Although many only know it for the horrific split-second on August 6, 1945 when it became the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, it is now a modern cosmopolitan city with excellent cuisine and a bustling nightlife.
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Notable Places in the Area

Museum
Hiroshima Castle, sometimes called , is a castle in Hiroshima, Japan that was the home of the daimyō of the Hiroshima han. Photo: Reggaeman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is an art museum founded in 1989. Photo: Taisyo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Garden
is a historic Japanese garden in the city of Hiroshima, . Photo: Yoshio Kohara, CC BY 3.0.

Monument
The is a monument for peace to commemorate Sadako Sasaki and the thousands of child victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is one of eight wards in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Photo: Taisyo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is one of the eight wards of the city of Hiroshima, . Photo: Lemon-s, Public domain.

Suburb
is the heart of Hiroshima, , . Photo: Taisyo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hiroshima

Latitude
34.3916° or 34° 23' 29.8" north
Longitude
132.4518° or 132° 27' 6.5" east
Population
1,200,000
IATA airport code
HIJ
United Nations Location Code
JP HIJ
Elevation
16 metres (52 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1590291928
Geo­Names ID
1862415
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Xirosima
  • Afrikaans: Hiroshima
  • Afrikaans: Hirosjima
  • Albanian: Hiroshima
  • Amharic: ሂሮሺማ
  • Arabic: Hiroshima
  • Arabic: هيروشيما
  • Arabic: هيروشيما، هيروشيما
  • Arabic: هيروشيما اليابانية
  • Arabic: ولاية هيروشيما
  • Aragonese: Hiroshima
  • Armenian: Հիրոսիմա
  • Asturian: Hiroshima
  • Azerbaijani: Hiroşima
  • Basque: Hiroshima
  • Belarusian: Хірасіма
  • Bengali: হিরোশিমা
  • Bengali: 広島
  • Bengali: 廣島
  • Bosnian: Hiroshima
  • Bosnian: Hirošima
  • Brahui: Híroşímá
  • Breton: Hiroshima
  • Bulgarian: Хирошима
  • Burmese: ဟီရိုရှီးမားမြို့
  • Catalan: Hiroshima
  • Cebuano: Hiroshima-shi (distrito)
  • Cebuano: Hiroshima-shi (kapital sa prepektura)
  • Cebuano: Hiroshima-shi
  • Central Bikol: Hiroshima, Hapon
  • Central Kurdish: ھیرۆشیما
  • Chechen: Хиросима
  • Chinese: Hirosima-chhī
  • Chinese: 广岛市
  • Chinese: 廣島
  • Chinese: 廣島市
  • Chuvash: Хиросима
  • Croatian: Hiroshima
  • Croatian: Hirošima
  • Czech: Hirošima
  • Danish: Hiroshima
  • Dutch: Hiroshima
  • Egyptian Arabic: هيروشيما
  • Esperanto: Hiroshima
  • Esperanto: Hiroŝima
  • Esperanto: Hiroŝimo
  • Estonian: Hiroshima
  • Extremaduran: Hiroshima
  • Faroese: Hiroshima
  • Finnish: Hiroshima
  • Finnish: Hirosima
  • Finnish: Hirošima
  • French: Hirochima
  • French: Hiroshima
  • Galician: Hiroshima
  • Galician: Hiroxima - 広島市
  • Galician: Hiroxima
  • Georgian: ჰიროსიმა
  • Georgian: ჰიროშიმა
  • German: Hiroschima
  • German: Hiroshima
  • Greek: Χιροσίμα
  • Gujarati: હિરોશિમા
  • Hebrew: הירושימה
  • Hindi: हिरोशिमा
  • Hungarian: Hiroshima
  • Hungarian: Hirosima-si
  • Hungarian: Hirosima
  • Hungarian: 広島市
  • Icelandic: Hiroshima
  • Ido: Hiroshima
  • Indonesian: Hiroshima-shi
  • Indonesian: Hiroshima
  • Indonesian: Kota Hiroshima
  • Indonesian: 広島市
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Hiroshima
  • Irish: An tIoraisme
  • Irish: Hiroshima
  • Italian: Hiroshima
  • Japanese: Hiroshima-shi
  • Japanese: Hiroshima
  • Japanese: Hiroshimashi
  • Japanese: ひろしま
  • Japanese: ひろしまし
  • Japanese: ヒロシマ
  • Japanese: ヒロシマシ
  • Japanese: 広島
  • Japanese: 広島区
  • Japanese: 広島市
  • Japanese: 廣島市
  • Javanese: Hiroshima, Hiroshima
  • Javanese: Hiroshima
  • Kannada: ಹಿರೋಶಿಮ
  • Kannada: ಹಿರೋಶಿಮಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Xirosima
  • Kikuyu: Hiroshima
  • Kinyarwanda: Hiroshima
  • Kirghiz: Хиросима
  • Korean: 히로시마
  • Korean: 히로시마 시
  • Korean: 히로시마시
  • Korean: 히로시마현 히로시마시
  • Korean: 히로시마 현 히로시마 시
  • Kurdish: Hîroşîma
  • Latin: Hiroshima
  • Latin: Hirosima
  • Latvian: Hiroshima
  • Latvian: Hirosima
  • Latvian: Hirošima
  • Literary Chinese: 廣島市
  • Lithuanian: Hiroshima
  • Lithuanian: Hirosima
  • Lithuanian: Hirošima
  • Lithuanian: Hirošimos miestas
  • Luxembourgish: Hiroshima
  • Macedo-Romanian: Hiroshima
  • Macedonian: Хирошима
  • Malagasy: Hiroshima
  • Malay: Hiroshima
  • Malayalam: Hiroshima
  • Malayalam: ഹിരോഷിമ
  • Maltese: Hiroshima
  • Maltese: Ħiroxima
  • Maori: Hiroshima
  • Marathi: हिरोशिमा
  • Mazanderani: هیروشیما
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hiroshima-chhī
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hirosima-chhī
  • Mongolian: Хирошима
  • Nepali: हिरोशिमा
  • Norwegian: Hiroshima
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hiroshima
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hiroshima
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hiroshima
  • Ossetian: Хиросимæ
  • Panjabi: ਹੀਰੋਸ਼ੀਮਾ
  • Persian: هیروشیما
  • Piemontese: Hiroshima
  • Polish: Hiroshima
  • Polish: Hirosima
  • Polish: Hiroszima
  • Pontic: Χιροσίμα
  • Portuguese: Hiroshima
  • Portuguese: Hiroxima
  • Quechua: Hiroshima
  • Romanian: Hiroshima
  • Romanian: Hiroşima
  • Romanian: Hiroșima
  • Russian: Хиросима
  • Russian: Хиросима Хиросима
  • Rusyn: Гирошима
  • Scots: Hiroshima
  • Serbian: Hiroshima
  • Serbian: Хирошима
  • Serbian: 広島市
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hiroshima
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hirošima
  • Sicilian: Hiroshima
  • Silesian: Hiroszima
  • Silesian: Hirošima
  • Sinhala: හිරෝෂිමා
  • Slovak: Hirošima
  • Slovenian: Hirošima
  • South Azerbaijani: هیروشیما
  • Spanish: Hiroshima
  • Spanish: Hiroshima Hiroshima
  • Spanish: 広島
  • Spanish: 広島市
  • Sundanese: Hiroshima
  • Swahili: Hiroshima
  • Swedish: Hiroshima
  • Swiss German: Hiroschima
  • Swiss German: Hiroshima
  • Tagalog: Hiroshima
  • Tagalog: Hirosyima
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Hiroshima
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Hirosyima
  • Tajik: Ҳирошима
  • Tamil: இரோசிமா
  • Tamil: ஹிரோசிமா
  • Tamil: ஹிரோஷிமா
  • Tatar: Xirosima
  • Tatar: Хиросима
  • Telugu: హిరోషిమా
  • Thai: จังหวัดฮิโระชิมะ
  • Thai: ฮิโรชิมะ
  • Thai: ฮิโรชิมา
  • Thai: ฮิโระชิมะ
  • Tosk Albanian: Hiroshima
  • Tumbuka: Hiroshima
  • Turkish: Hiroshima
  • Turkish: Hirosima
  • Turkish: Hiroşima
  • Twi: Hiroshima
  • Ukrainian: Хіросіма
  • Ukrainian: Хірошіма
  • Urdu: ہیروشیما
  • Uzbek: Hiroshima
  • Uzbek: Xirosima
  • Veps: Hirošima
  • Vietnamese: Hiroshima
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Hiroshima
  • Waray (Philippines): Hiroshima
  • Welsh: Hiroshima
  • Western Frisian: Hiroshima
  • Western Panjabi: ہیروشیما
  • Wu Chinese: 广岛市
  • Yakut: Хиросима
  • Yiddish: היראשימא
  • Yoruba: Hiroshima
  • Yue Chinese: 廣島市
  • Zeeuws: Hiroshima
  • Hírosíma

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