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Hiroshima is located in the Hiroshima plains on the shores of the Inland Sea of Japan. The city is the center of the prefecture of the same name, and its name is translated as"wide island". It was not chosen by chance - the mountain river Ota, flowing into the Inland Sea, is divided into branches, forming six islands, on which the city stands.
Today Hiroshima is a large Japanese city and center of mechanical engineering, but its sad history makes the city famous. On August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. The explosion destroyed 90% of the city's buildings and killed more than 160 million people. However, the city has managed to recover from the terrible blow and become a thriving center popular with tourists.
You can get to Hiroshima by train, by bus or plane from almost anywhere in Japan.
Hiroshima is located in the humid subtropical climate zone. The winter in the city is not very snowy, quite warm, but the summer is hot, humid, rainy, sometimes even tropical cyclones are observed.
The average temperature in June is +22 ° C, while in winter the thermometer almost never drops below zero. Relative humidity - 70%.
Time in Hiroshima is five hours ahead of Moscow time.
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