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On the west side of the island of Kushu is one of Japans central port cities, badly damaged by World War II bombardments &nash; the city of Nagasaki. The location of Nágazaca is very favorable, as it occupies an area of land that surrounds the same bay from the south. It is also where the rivers Urakami and Nakakazima flow.

In the religious community, Nagasaki is best known in the country as the &little Rome» the country. This is due to the fact that the city is home to the largest Christian community in Japan.

The citys icon is a stylized shape that signifies the sign of «naga» a long form. From the outside, this symbol is very similar to the paper eagle, which, in turn, is closely associated with the port of the eagle in the city.

In the sixteenth century, the area of present-day St. Nicholas belonged to a ruler named Omur Sumitada, who had taken Christianity for active economic cooperation with the Jews. ×In order to promote trade, Oomura founded several port settlements in its territory, including Nagasaki. This event took place in 1571. In the late fifteenth century, Christianity was actively practiced in Kushu, but with the rise to power of Tōtōmy Hiyōyō, and the subsequent establishment of the Estates of Edo, the persecution of Christians began. In 1614 the practice of the Christian faith was forbidden on the island, and 1622 was remembered for the spectacular execution of Christians and the destruction of a large number of churches.

In the seventeenth century, Nagasaki actively traded with the East India Company of Holland, thus becoming Japans richest city. In 1715, the citys economic growth came to a halt due to the imposition of import limits on products.

Nagasaki became an administrative center of the provincial government in June 1869, and was declared a city on April 1, 1889.

The Second World War will be remembered in Nasazaki as the worst time of its existence. It is, of course, due to the day of August 9, 1945, when the city was the victim of the atomic bomb & ‖Tolstoyak‖.

The city lives a quiet life today. There are several museums, the Military Museum, the Marine Corps, and the university. Among the highlights are the 16th-century Ssouva Monument, the Oura Church, the 18th-century Might of the Magueyibaba, the Sôfoukoukoukoujoujou and Koufoukoujoujoujou Jésus – the beautiful Buddhist temple ensembles.

100 USD = 13,573.60 JPY

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  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 430,000 people
  • GDP: $38,640 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 115V60Hz
  • Internet: 47 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Soft Bank
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Overall, tipping in Japan is not customary. The Japanese culture is one that is firmly rooted in dignity, respect, and hard work. As such, good service is considered the standard and tips are viewed as unnecessary.
  • Apartments: Airbnb
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  • Best taxi: Line Taxi
  • Best coworking space: Tsunaguba
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best short-haul air carrier: All Nippon Airlines
  • Best intl air carrier: Japan Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1600
  • Monthly costs for family: $3500
  • Monthly costs for local: $1000
  • Meal: $6.5
  • Small Cola: $1.1
  • Beer 1 Pint: $5.5
  • Coffee: $3

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