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Hiroshima: Designated city in Chūgoku, Japan
Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan. As of June 1, 2019, the city had an estimated population of 2.089 million. The gross domestic product (GDP) in Greater Hiroshima, Hiroshima Urban Employment Area, was US $61.3 billion as of 2010. Kazumi Matsui has been the city's mayor since April 2011.

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Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb with ceremony [Video]

Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bomb with ceremony

People in Japan are taking a moment to pause and remember the victims of the catastrophic event.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world's first atomic bombing [Video]

Hiroshima marks 75th anniversary of world's first atomic bombing

Hiroshima mayor urges nations to reject self-centred nationalism on 75th anniversary of attack that killed over 140,000.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:24Published
Survivors mark 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bomb [Video]

Survivors mark 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bomb

The dwindling number of witnesses to the world's first atomic bombing inHiroshima were among those marking the 75th anniversary of the slaughter.Hiroshima mayor Kazumi Matsui urged world leaders to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:19Published

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