Nagasaki is the capital of on the island of , . Under the national isolation policy of the Tokugawa shogunate, Nagasaki harbor was the only harbor to which entry of foreign ships was permitted.

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"Fat Man" was the codename for the nuclear bomb that was detonated over the Japanese city of Nagasaki by the United States on 9 August 1945.

Pope John Paul II was head of the and sovereign of the State from 1978 to 2005.

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral also St. Mary's Cathedral, often known as Urakami Cathedral after its location Urakami, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Motoomachi, Nagasaki, .

Nagasaki Peace Park is a park located in Nagasaki, , commemorating the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II.

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum is in the city of Nagasaki, .


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