This is a fully digital version of a historical place name dictionary, categorizing 150,000 entries which encompass all of the prefectures of Japan plus Kyoto City, edited to reflect recent changes such as municipal mergers and changes in place names. It also contains some archeological 500 notes reflecting the latest research.

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Original books 日本歴史地名大系
Publisher Heibonsha Limited, Publishers
Publication date September 20, 1979 - October 20, 2004
Number of volumes A work in fifty volumes (fifty-one volumes)
Book price Base price: ¥1,269,150 + tax
Release date of JK October 1, 2006
Number of entries 145,000 entries
Number of characters 106,400,000 characters
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