Hiroshima is an industrial city of wide boulevards and criss-crossing rivers, located 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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  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  1,310,000
  • Latitude:  34° 28' 45.9" (34.4794°) north
  • Longitude:  132° 27' 11.2" (132.4531°) east
  • Elevation:  55 meters (180 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Hiroshima
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Hiroshima

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English:  Hiroshima City Japanese:  ひろしまし Japanese:  広島 Japanese:  広島市

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