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Sasebo(Sasebo, Sasebo[1]) IsNagasakiIn the northern regionCity.

In the central city of northern Nagasaki, in NagasakiNagasakiSecond after,KyusyuThen the 9th[2]Has a large population inCore cityas well as the Public health centerHas been designated.

Edo PeriodAfter that, it was a farming and fishing village,Meiji EraTo enter theNavy OfGuardian officeWas established, and since then it has developed into a shipbuilding and military port town.Even now after the war, the Maritime Self-Defense ForceSasebo baseas well as the US Navy Sasebo Base in JapanIs located and is an important base for maritime defense.

In addition,Saikai National ParkIs specified inKujukushimaAnd Japan's largestTheme parkIsHuis Ten BoschIt is also a tourist city represented by. The city area was old when the municipal system came into effectHigashisonogi-gunSasebo[3][4]Part of the former Higashisonogi District, due to the subsequent mergerKitamatsuura-gunPart of the area is included in the city limits.NagasakiSince it is far from, the economic zone is different.


To the northwest of the Kyushu region and north of Nagasaki Prefecture,Kitamatsuura PeninsulaThe area from the base of Noto to the central and southern part of the peninsula is the main city area. The location is about 50km north-northwest of Nagasaki City (the shortest distance by land is about 60km). It faces the sea in the west, southwest, and south of the city, and in the east of the city.SagaBorders with the prefectural border. Also,2006ToGoto IslandsFormer Kitamatsuura-gun at the northern endUku TownDue to the merger with, the range of the city has expanded to remote islands.・

Although it is not as good as Nagasaki City, it features a townscape with many slopes. Since the mountains are approaching to the central city area in the central part of the city,BicycleIs rarely used. Midwestern part of the cityAiura districtAnd southernHaiki districtThere is also a city area.

The sky above SaseboMt. Eboshidake・ As represented by Kujukushima, it is also a crossroads for migratory birds that travel north, south, east and west.[5][6].



Annual average temperature is 17.8 ℃, annual precipitation is 1853.0mm (2019)[8].. The records in the history of observation are as follows.

Temperatures are generally high throughout the year, even in winterTsushima CurrentDue to the influence of, it is rare that the temperature drops below 0 degrees, and there are many cloudy days. Between the Pacific Ocean type and the Sea of ​​Japan typeclimateIt is a type.

rainy seasonThe period is long, it is hot and humid, and there is a lot of rainfall. Due to the torrential rain from the rainy season to summer, flood damage has occurred repeatedly.It has the fewest sunny days in Kyushu throughout the year, with one-third of the year raining more than 1 mm and half rainy or cloudy.[Source required].. However, due to the topography, the water supply situation is difficult for the amount of precipitation.1994 Of6 droughtIn, water supply was restricted for about 7 months over the next year and in almost the entire city area at that time.

typhoonIt is an area where typhoons are often damaged due to the location of geographical conditions that often serve as paths.HeiseiIn a period1991(3) of JulyTyphoon 19And September 2006 (Heisei 18)Typhoon 13Then, a typhoon is landing.

Climate of Sasebo Special Area Meteorological Observatory (Hizukushimachi, Sasebo City, altitude 4m)
Highest temperature record ° C (° F)20.3
Average maximum temperature ° C (° F)10.5
Average daily temperature ° C (° F)7.0
Average minimum temperature ° C (° F)3.6
Minimum temperature record ° C (° F)−4.9
Precipitation amount mm (inch)63.4
Average days of precipitation (≥0.5 mm)10.29.411.210.49.713.712.911.410.
Average monthlyDaylight hours111.5128.2167.2183.2197.2128.2165.6209.0177.6188.6142.1122.01,922.9
Source:Japanese Meteorological Agency (Average value: 1991-2020, extreme value: 1946-present)[9][10]

Adjacent municipalities




Population distribution of Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan.svg
Population distribution by age in Sasebo City and the whole country (2005)Population distribution by age and gender in Sasebo City (2005)
■Purple-Sasebo City
■Green-All over Japan

Changes in the population of Sasebo City (corresponding area)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan

Place name

As of April 2010, 4 town names have been set up.[11].. The place name in the old city isPlace name in Sasebo Cityreference. For other districts, see the page for each district.

Area classification

The following is the division based on the branch/administrative center of the city hall (Uku is the only administrative center since August 2012).


The current center of Sasebo City used to be a suburb of neighboring Hirado City and Matsuura City.Meiji EraThe history as a military port city began when two warships carrying Heihachiro Togo visited Sasebo for investigation.afterwards,Old NavyfourMilitary portAs one of (Yokosuka, Kure, Sasebo, Maizuru)Guardian officeWas placed, and since then it has developed as a base for maritime defense.A submarine aircraft carrier that is rare in historyIraq 401Was built at Sasebo Arsenal.In addition, the second battleship Yamato-class battleship, which was the largest warship in the world at that time.MusashiHas called at the port only once for construction work.

Changes in administrative areas


  • 1902(35th year of Meiji) April 4-Sasebo village enforces municipal system,Sasebo(The population at that time was 45,766). On the same day, the northern part of Sasebo village (Yokoo, Yamanaka, Kumagakura, and Yamanoda of Orihashi) were separated, and Higashisonogi-gunSasemuraLaunched[13][3].



  • 1927(Showa2 years) April 4
    • Transferred Sasemura and Hiyumura in Higashisonogi District to Sasebo City.
    • Transfer Hirota Village to Haiki Town.
  • 1930(5)May 4 -Yamaguchi village enforced the town systemAiura TownBecomes
  • 1938(Showa 13) April 4-Transfer Aiura-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun to Sasebo-shi.
  • 1940(15)
  • 1942(17)May 5 -Transferred Ono Town, Kitamatsuura District, Minase Village, Nakazato Village, and Haiki Town, Higashisonogi District to Sasebo City.
  • 1947(22)May 10 -Kamachi-mura implemented the town system,Kamachi TownBecomes
  • 1949(24)May 8 -Hiramura implemented the town system,HiramachiBecomes
  • 1950(25)May 5 -Osamura enacted the town system,Kosasa TownBecomes
  • 1951(26)May 12 -Yoshii-mura implemented the town system,Yoshii TownBecomes
  • 1954(Showa 29) April 4-Yuzuki, Kitamatsuura-gun, Kuroshima-mura transferred to Sasebo City.
  • 1955(30)
    • May 4
      • Transferred Orize, Egami, and Sakihario villages in Higashisonogi district to Sasebo city.
      • Hiramachi and Kamiura Village have merged on an equal basis,Uku TownWas launched.
  • 1958(33)
    • August 8-Transfer the Miyamura Higashisonogi-gun to Sasebo City. It has a population of approximately 1 and an area of ​​approximately 26 square kilometers.
    • October 10-Kamachi Town from "Shishimacho"ShikamachiRenamed "Chou".


  • 2001(Heisei13 years) June 4- Special cityMoved to.
  • 2005(17) April 4-Yoshii-cho Kitamatsuura-gun, transfer to Sachibo-shi, Sachibo-shi, population of about 1 people and area of ​​about 24 square km.
  • 2006(18)May 3 -Incorporate Kosasa-cho and Uku-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun into Sasebo-shi, and make population about 25 and area about 8 square km.
  • 2010(22) March 3-Ekai-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun, Kamo-cho incorporated into Sasebo-shi.
  • 2012(24)May 8 -Reorganized each administrative center that had been set up in the merged area into branches except Uku[14].
  • 2016(28) April 4- Core cityMoved to.
  • 2019(31) January-Sasebo city was designated as a central cityWest Kyushu Sasebo Metropolitan Area][15].




Successive mayors[16]
代NameInauguration dateRetirement dateRemarks
1Osamu Watanabe1902/9/61906/4/27
2Uchida Masahiko1906/8/271912/8/26
4Hachitaro Kato1916/10/141920/10/13
6Teruga Aiga1926/6/291930/6/28
7Norizo ​​Mizo1930/9/101934/9/9
8Teruga Aiga1934/11/71938/11/6
10Sohei Koura1940/8/51942/4/9
12Masasuke Nakata1946/8/211947/4/7
Public election
13Masasuke Nakata1947/4/81951/4/4
15Yamanaka Tatsushiro
(Honorary citizen)
17Ichizo Tsuji
(Honorary citizen)
21Bear lion1979/4/301983/4/29
28Tomonaga Norio2007/4/302011/4/29
Mayor election results

Until April 2019, 31 executive electionUnified local electionsIs being done in.

Execution on April 2007, 19

*Number of voters on the day: 205,202 Final voting rate: 66.81% (vs. +6.58pts)

Candidate nameageAffiliated partyOld and newNumber of votes obtainedVoting rateRecommendation/support
Tomonaga Norio58Independent新68,809 vote51.1%Liberal Democratic Party / Komeito
Nichiro Noguchi62Independent新59,631 vote44.3%
Masao Maekawa61Independent新6,268 vote4.7%
Execution on April 2011, 23

*Number of voters on the day: 210,633 Final voting rate: 60.19% (vs. -6.62pts)

Candidate nameageAffiliated partyOld and newNumber of votes obtainedVoting rateRecommendation/support
Tomonaga Norio62IndependentNow100,442 vote79.2%
Masao Maekawa65Independent新22,793 vote17.9%
Execution on April 2015, 23

No vote (winner: Norio Tomonaga)

Execution on April 2019, 31

*Number of voters on the day: 205,114 Final voting rate: 50.11% (vs. -10.08pts)

Candidate nameageAffiliated partyOld and newNumber of votes obtainedVoting rateRecommendation/support
Tomonaga Norio70IndependentNow78,313 vote78.2%
Takaharu Tanaka75Independent新21,877 vote21.8%

Administrative organization

Mayor's Department
Administrative committee
Local public enterprise

Wide area administration


Health and welfare

  • Sasebo City Central Health and Welfare Center (Sasebo City Health Center / Sasebo City Welfare Office)[17]

Sister cities/partner cities

Prefectural government jurisdiction

  • Prefectural North Promotion Bureau --However, the Ministry of Health (prefectural north health center) is not under the jurisdiction. Because Sasebo City Public Health Center is set up.
  • Sasebo Children / Women / Persons with Disabilities Support Center


National politics

  • Ministry of Justice
  • Ministry of Finance
    • Fukuoka Finance Branch Nagasaki Finance Office Sasebo Branch Office
    • Nagasaki Customs Sasebo Customs Branch
    • National Tax Agency Fukuoka National Tax Bureau Sasebo Taxation Bureau
  • Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
    • Nagasaki Labor Bureau Sasebo Labor Standards Inspection Office
    • Nagasaki Labor Bureau Sasebo Public Employment Security Office (Hello Work Sasebo)
    • Nagasaki Labor Bureau Emukae Public Employment Security Office (Hello Work Emukae)
  • Ministry of Agriculture
    • Forestry Agency Kyushu Forest Management Bureau Nagasaki Forest Management Office Sechihara Forest Office
  • Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
    • Kyushu Regional Development Bureau Nagasaki River National Highway Office Sasebo National Highway Maintenance Branch Office
    • Kyushu Regional Development Bureau Nagasaki Port / Airport Development Office Sasebo Port Branch Office
    • Kyushu Transport Bureau Nagasaki Transport Branch Sasebo Maritime Office
    • Kyushu Transport Bureau Nagasaki Transport Branch Sasebo Motor Vehicle Inspection Registration Office
    • Japan Coast Guard XNUMXth Regional Coast Guard Headquarters Sasebo Coast Guard Department
  • Ministry of the Environment
    • Kyushu Regional Environment Office Sasebo Nature Conservation Office
  • 裁判 所
    • Nagasaki District Court Sasebo Branch
    • Nagasaki Family Court Sasebo Branch
    • Sasebo Court of Justice
    • Sasebo prosecution examination committee

National defense

1883(Meiji16 years)Heihachiro TogoMajorIs a Navy warshipNo. XNUMXVisited with a survey team as a natural good portMilitary portSasebo, which became one of the four major guardianship offices since the establishment ofKorean Peninsula,Mainland ChinaIt was an important base as a military port of the Imperial Naval Base. In the olden days, it was called "Yaminato" because of its leaf-like shape and Sasebo's letters. From that).Second World WarAfter thatJapan Ground Self-Defense Force,JMSDFOf each schoolU.S. ArmyThe base was set up. Even now, at Sasebo PortSDF OfDestroyer, US military ships are seen, and many foreigners and SDF officers in uniforms are seen in the town.

International organization

UN designated port (US Navy Sasebo base port)

Deployed to Sasebo from overseas, visited aircraft carrier, battleship

  • Thailand
    • (December 2019, 4)
    • (December 2019, 4)


City council

  • Fixed number: 33 (Number of members as of September 2020, 9: 12)
  • Term: November 2019th, 5 (Reiwa 3st year)-November 2023th, 5 (5th year of Reiwa)[18]
  • Chair: Nobuyuki Sakiyama (LDP Citizens' Meeting)
  • Vice Chair: Yuji Yamaguchi (LDP Citizens' Meeting)
Parliamentary groupNumber of seatsMember name (◎ is representative)
LDPCivic council19◎ Hiroyuki Matsuo, Fujimaru Tayama, Daichi Tsuru, Ryuichiro Tsunoda, Yuta Hashinoguchi, Hato Kubo, Katsu Hagiwara, Masanori Kitano, Hirohiro Yamashita, Kenji Nagayasu, Kojiro Minato, Yuji Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki Sakiyama, Kenji Hayashi, Tetsushi Omura, Minoru Tanaka, Shunhiko Kusatsu, Takamichi Nagano, Hiromichi Ichioka
Civic club7◎ Kenichi Shibayama, Toshiya Matsuo, Hidetoshi Kuno, Hideto Nagata, Shigeru Onohara, Tsutomu Furuya, Takayoshi Yamashita
Komeito4◎Hiroshi Morita, Takeo Miyajima, Fumiko Sato, Katsushi Otsuka
Japan Communist Party1◎ Noriaki Oda
Walking party1◎ Kyoko Miyata

*The ordinance was revised on September 2012, 9, and the fixed number was changed from "27" to "2015" from the city council election on April 4, 26.[18].

Nagasaki Prefectural Assembly

  • Constant number: 9 people
  • Election district: Sasebo CityKitamatsuura-gunConstituency
  • Term: April 2019, 31 (Heisei 4)-April 30, 2023 (5 years of Reiwa)[19]
Representative nameParliamentary nameNumber of wins
Daisuke MiyajimaAll Nagasaki2
Norihiro MiyamotoKomeito1
Hiroshi YamashitaLDP1
Fumio MizoguchiLiberal Democratic Party/Prefectural Assembly5
Tomoko YamadaReform 214
Yoshimura HiroshiLiberal Democratic Party/Prefectural Assembly3
Masahiro SotomaLDP4
Tanaka PatrioticLiberal Democratic Party/Prefectural Assembly7
Noriko TsutsumiReform 211

House of Representatives

Representative nameParty nameNumber of wins
Seigo KitamuraLDP7


Major companies with headquarters


Red seabreamThe catch of2015405 tons, ranked fourth in Japan[20]. TorafuguAquaculture yield of2014673 tons, ranked fourth in Japan[21].


SSKKnown asSasebo Heavy Industries[22]Represented byshipbuildingThe industry is the main industry.Osa districtIs the largest manufacturer of food extracts in JapanAriake JapanThere is a factory.


The longest straight line in JapanYokkamachi-MikkachoArcade is oldShopping districtUnusually, it still flourishes as the center of the city. It is crowded with many people regardless of weekdays and holidays, and even among the 20 cities, it is said to be "the most lively shopping district in Japan", and it is visited by shopping district unions from all over the country. Also,Shutter townIt is also known as a local city that is making various efforts to prevent it from becoming an urban area.YOSAKOI Sasebo Festival,Glitter festivalYou can see the movement in various places, such as holding.

2001ToSasebo StationWas renewed as an elevated station,Harbor(Whalese Wharf) and its surroundingsFresta SASEBOStation building likeArcus SASEBO(Multipurpose hall)RedevelopmentIs progressing. In addition, the redevelopment of Mitsugacho has been promoted since 2007 (Heisei 19), and the redevelopment is now completed, and apartments are built around the arcade.

Main shopping street


Was the center of the tourism industry in SaseboHuis Ten Bosch TheBubble burstWas greatly affected by the decrease in tourists, and the initial capital investment was huge, making it difficult to pay off debts.2003ToCorporate rehabilitation lawI had no choice but to apply, but after that, there are signs of a resurgence based on a new concept. BesidesSaikai National Park OfKujukushima,YumiharidakeEtc. are also important tourism resources.

Kujukushima was certified as a member of the "Most Beautiful Bay Club in the World" (Headquarters: France) (April 2018, 4).

"TourismSee also section

Financial institution

Bold type represents a financial institution with its head office in Sasebo City.

post office

Collection and delivery station
No pick-up and delivery station
  • Sasebo Aiura Post Office
  • Sasebo Akasaki Post Office
  • Sasebo Inari Post Office
  • Sasebo Imabuku Post Office
  • Sasebo station square post office
  • Sasebo Kasuga Post Office
  • Sasebo Katsutomi Post Office
  • Sasebo Kurokami Post Office
  • Sasebo Kobata Post Office
  • Sasebo Sakaemachi Post Office
  • Sasebo Shiohama Post Office
  • Sasebo Jurohara Post Office
  • Sasebo Daito Post Office
  • Sasebo Tenjin Post Office
  • Sasebo Hanazono Post Office
  • Sasebo Hanataka Post Office
  • Sasebo Hamada Post Office
  • Sasebo Hino Post Office
  • Sasebo Hirota Post Office
  • Sasebo Funakoshi Post Office
  • Sasebo Mifune Post Office
  • Sasebo Miyada Post Office
  • Sasebo Yamine Post Office
  • Shiomi Post Office
  • Egami Post Office
  • Haenosaki Post Office
  • Yunoki Post Office
  • Kaize Post Office
  • Nakazato Post Office
  • Kuroshima Post Office
  • Kusuma Post Office
  • Mihashi Post Office
  • Fukui Post Office
  • Japan Post Post Office
Simple post office
  • Sasebo Ogata Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Wholesale Complex Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Kikaze Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Kojima Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Hikaricho Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Matsuse Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Yamazumi Simple Post Office
  • Sasebo Yatake Post Office
  • Sasebo Yamato Simple Post Office
  • Higashihama Simple Post Office
  • Tsubakigaoka Simple Post Office
  • Uehara Simple Post Office
  • Mikawa Uchiyama Post Office
  • Saikaibashi Post Office
  • Kosasebo Post Office
  • Setogoe Simple Post Office
  • Nagasaka simple post office
  • Kagomae Post Office
  • Ota Simple Post Office
  • Kuroishi Simple Post Office
  • Usunoura Post Office
  • Yadake Simple Post Office
  • Takaiwa Simple Post Office
  • Mido Simple Post Office
  • Funaishi Simple Post Office
  • Oya Simple Post Office
  • Okaze Simple Post Office
  • Kambayashi Post Office




Junior college


College of technology


Special school

high school


Junior high school


primary school


Compulsory education school




To Nagasaki AirportSeibu bus OfExpress busとJumbo taxi(9-seater, reservation required) is in operation. Directly to Saga AirportPublic transportThere is no. Besides this,Fukuoka AirportToExpress Bus"SaseboSome of the flights are stopped. Since there is no big difference between the time required and the fare for the limited express bus to Nagasaki Airport, there are many citizens and tourists who use Fukuoka Airport, which is often advantageous in terms of the number of flights and fares.



Hakata(Fukuoka City) Is limited to "GreenIs running once every hour. The trainHaikiAtHuis Ten BoschIn some cases, it is connected with. The location of the prefectural officeNagasakiToOmura LineRapid via "Seaside linerIs in operation (once in the early 2000s)NagasakiContact limited express "SieboldWas in operation, but now it has replaced this Sea Side Liner).

Long time agoTokyo,KansaiConnect withnight TrainAs,1999Until MayExpress train with sleeping berths"さ く ら"But,2000Sleeper limited express until MarchDawnWas operated in the form of being combined with the Nagasaki formation, but the regular trains that directly connect to Honshu were completely abolished at the end of the abolition of the Sasebo formation of "Akatsuki", and as of 2013, trains arriving and departing in Sasebo city. All operate only within Kyushu.

Railway line


Express Bus

General route bus

From 1927Sasebo Municipal Transportation Bureau(Sasebo Municipal Bus) was operating in the city, but it was abolished on March 2019, 3, and the remaining routes at the time of abolitionSaihi Motor,Sasebo BusWas transferred to each.


OK taxi (former Union taxi), king taxi, international taxi,Sasebo taxi(Blue cab), Sasebo sightseeing taxi, Shiroyama taxi, Shinwa taxi, Seibu taxi, Seven taxi, Sanko Daiichi Kotsu (Sasebo sales office, former Eboshi taxi), Tenjin taxi, Tenman taxi, Motomachi taxi, Lucky car



Sasebo Chuo IC - Saza ICThere is a free section between them.
Sasebo Minato IC TheTakeo JCTYou can go in and out only in the direction.

General national road

Prefectural road

Main local road



Sightseeing spot

Historic site

obsidianBecause it is also a production areaPaleolithicMany ruins have been discovered. The oldest in the world, especially important and recognized as an important national and prefectural historic siteEarthenwareWas excavatedSenfukuji cave, Conducted the quest for life estimation based on relics for the first time in JapanIwashita Cave,MicrolithBecame the chronological standard for the manufacturing method ofFukui caveCan be mentioned. In the Shikamachi areaGravestoneConcentrateOnodai dolmensThere is.

Yayoi Period As a historical site ofAiura RiverIn the plain from the downstream of the river to the estuary, with the national highway bypass construction and highway construction,Shitanda RuinsHave been discovered one after another. On the remote island of Takashima, the story of maritime trade during the primitive periodMiyanomoto RuinsHas been discovered.

Kofun period The historic sites of the area include the Miyanomiya district, the Haiki district, and the Egami district in the south.sarcophagusSmall and simpleOld tombHas been found in four places. Even the largest Onitsuka Tumulus is about 4m in diameter. The nearby Tebojin Kofun has a burial mound destroyed and a sarcophagus exposed. The Mishimayama burial mound had pits, but many sarcophagus were added later, and it served as the center of the grave. The Matsugasaki Tumulus has not been excavated, and future research is awaited.

There are not many medieval historic sites left.Spectacle rockThe cliff of buddhaKukaiThere is a legend that it was carved, but in realityEdo PeriodIt is regarded as a work of. WhenFukuishi KannonThe main deity ofGyokiThere is no legend that Gyoki came to Sasebo, though there is a legend that it is a work of. In addition, in various parts of the cityIdeological thoughtBecame popular at that timeKyozukaHave been discovered. In addition, stupas made of stone from various parts of western Japan are also found in the Tawaraura Peninsula.

Sengoku period , Many castles were built in the city. Among the influential Dojo residences are Endo's Noboriburi Castle, Utsunomiya's Renwakan, and Hario's Kotai Castle.Matsuura PartyAs the castle of the lord belonging toMatsuuraThe residence of Takebe Castle, Daichian Castle,Iimori CastleIn particular, the castle of Mr. Matsuura, who had a fierce battle over the hegemony of Mr. Matsuura Hirado and the Kitamatsuura Peninsula, has been relatively well developed and excavated. In addition, at the time of the rule by Mr. Hirado Matsuura after departing Mr. Matsuura,Junta OmuraTo prepare for the northMatsuura ShinnobuThe castles Idehira Castle and Hirota Castle that were built by are actually battlefields of both parties, and many battlefields and legends remain. In addition, the castle in the cityEdo ShogunateSet byOne Country One Castle OrderIt was all abandoned by.

The heritage of modern times is relatively large.Hirado returnIs a residential road in many sections, and was used for stone pavement and key type town divisions in the Haiki district, the memorial of Wakizaki Ichirizuka, the legend of the left stone, and the lord's dormitory.Ego Honjin ruinsEven now, you can remember the old times everywhere. AlsoBakumatsuSince many foreign ships came to Japan, the Takagozaki shiphouse was set up in Takagozaki even in Sasebo.

In the field of agriculture,Aiura RiverIn the basin, basin irrigationRice terracesMaintenance of the Aiura RiverSasebo River・The mouth of the Hiu RiverHayaki SetoOn the coastReclamationThe business was promoted. An example of the former is Gotani Pond, and an example of the latter is Ogata Nitta. In particular, the embankments and sluices at Ogata Nitta are still in use at the time of completion. AlsoMikawachi wareThe Ruins of Kimonomoto Kiln, which was an early workshop, are also remains of that time.

As a historical site that conveys the lifestyle of samurai at that timeKusumoto HayamaThere is an old house.

In the Meiji era,Sasebo Guard OfficeWas established and was involved in the Navy and related industries only for Sasebo, which flourished as a Navy town.Modern heritageThere are many.

Theme park/museum



  • Sachihara hot spring
  • Kaka Onsen


local specialty

Agricultural and marine products
Processed goods
Traditional crafts

People from Sasebo

★ is the deceased

Political / economic


  • Mitsuhiro Nakao(Mathematician, Professor Emeritus of Kyushu University, Professor of Waseda University, Principal of Sasebo National College of Technology)
  • Seiichiro Seno(Historian, Professor Emeritus, Waseda University)
  • Shigeo Yoshitomi(Political scientist, Professor Emeritus, Osaka City University)★


An actor

Voice actor






manga artist



Legal profession



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Horse racing

Bicycle race




  • Senor Lopez (Real Luca Libre MC)

総 合格 闘 技

Fictional character

  • Yousuke Kadomatsu - Manga"ZipanguThe protagonist of.
  • Tsukioka Ren Bell-Characters from the game "Idol Master Shiny Colors".

A celebrity who is not from home but has a relationship

Foreign talent group visiting Sasebo

Works set in Sasebo

Including works where only the location was performed.

TV drama

Other TV programs




  • Sasebo (Masashi Sada)-Album "Seasonal tree』(Released on June 1999, 6). Lyrics areLe Couple OfEmi Fujita.
  • Sasebo (Le Couple)-Album "10 year story』(Released on 2004 July 7). Sada no Cover.
  • SA-SE-BO (Crystal king)-Second album "LOCUS" (released in 1980) songs (CD in 1996).
  • Sasebo Specialty ()-Lyrics: Takeyuki Matsuda, Composition: Akira Yui 2014/1/10 Released.
  • Love sasebo(Koji Taira)-Koji Taira's own 45th anniversary board. Released May 2015, 5.

Anime cartoon




[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ Sasebo City Official Website
  2. ^ Fukuoka City,Kitakyushu,Kumamoto-shi,Kagoshima,Oita City,Nagasaki,Miyazaki City,KurumeSecond only.
  3. ^ a b Municipal Changes Paragraph Map Complete Edition Nagasaki 1902/4/1
  4. ^ Municipal changes Parapara map complete version Nagasaki county changes 1889/4/1
  5. ^ Sasebo City. “Migration of Chinese Sparrowhawk and Honey Buzzard-Mt. Eboshidake Garden / Cold Water Mountain Garden-”(Japanese). Sasebo. 2020/10/28Browse.
  6. ^ Sasebo City. “North return of white-naped crane and hooded crane-Ishidake Observatory Garden / Cold Water Mountain Garden-”(Japanese). Sasebo. 2020/10/28Browse.
  7. ^ Sasebo City. “View from the cold water garden”(Japanese). Sasebo. 2020/10/28Browse.
  8. ^ "Meteorological Agency | Search past weather data". www.data.jma.go.jp. 2020/7/3Browse.
  9. ^ "Normal value download”. Japan Meteorological Agency. 2021/4Browse.
  10. ^ "Value of 1st to 10th in observation history (value throughout the year)”. Japan Meteorological Agency. 2021/4Browse.
  11. ^ Town of Sasebo City (310 towns) March 22, 3 Sasebo City Regulations
  12. ^ Municipal Changes Paragraph Map Complete Edition Nagasaki 1889/4/1
  13. ^ Nagasaki Minoru Notification No. XNUMX "Sasebo Village Branch Village[1],[2]] Nagasaki Bulletin Extra issue dated March 35, 3
  14. ^ Basic policy regarding reorganization of branch offices in each region
  15. ^ Sasebo City. “West Kyushu Sasebo Metropolitan Area Portal Site”(Japanese). Sasebo. 2020/3/19Browse.
  16. ^ Sasebo City Homepage Past Mayors
  17. ^ Nagasaki Prefecture because Sasebo City has its own public health centerPrefectural North Promotion BureauIt is not under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health (prefectural north public health center).
  18. ^ a b Legislative Quota and Elections / Sasebo City Assembly
  19. ^ List of Expired Terms | Nagasaki Prefecture
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  22. ^ "SSK" is an abbreviation for "Sasebo Ship Industry" when it was first established
  23. ^ 2002(14) November Shinwa BankEstablished a holding company jointly with Mitsui and merged in April of the following year
  24. ^ Once had a head office in SaseboNishikyushu Shinkin BankBut SagaTakeo CityKishima Shinkin Bank, which has its head office in2010(22) Financial institution established by merger in February
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Sasa Town

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Sasa Town(Sazacho) isNagasakiNorth of,Kitamatsuura PeninsulaLocated in the southwestern parttown.Kitamatsuura-gunBelong to.


It is located about 15km north of the center of Sasebo City.The town area is about 6.5km east-west and about 8.0km north-south, and there is a mountain range that runs from Niradake to Mutahara in the same town on the eastern border, and the Eri Mountains run from Bligahara on the western border to Washiodake on the northern border.Also, during this time,SasayaA vertical valley () called is formed,Kunimiyama(Sasebo CitySachihara Town) Is the second longest in the prefecture with a length of 21.5kmSasagawaFlows from northeast to southwest, along which plains open up and form agricultural areas.

In addition, there is Kibatani in the east and Shikatadani in the west, and the water joins the Sasa River.Although the coastline is extremely short, Sasa Port is the only gateway to the sea in Honmachi.

Kitamatsu coalfieldLocated in the area, until the 40sCoal mineProspered as a town of.

Town areaMatsuura RailwayNishikyushu LineandNational Route 204Is passing,2011(Heisei23 years)9ToNishikyushu ExpresswaySaza ICHas started operation, and due to the convenient transportation to Sasebo city, in recent years Sasebo cityBed townThe character as is strengthening.

Great Heisei mergerAs a result, each neighboring town[1]Is allSaseboDuring the transfer to Saza-cho, Saza-cho continued its independent town system and became a terrain surrounded by Sasebo City except for the southwestern coastline.

  • Mountains: Washiodake, Niradake, Odake, Jotsujiyama, Furukawadake, Konoyama, Mekuragahara, Mutabaru
  • Rivers: Sasa River, Kiba River, Shikata River, Fusuko River, Ichise River, Eri River, Takaiwa River, Kanda River
  • Ports: Sasaura, Sasa Port


The average annual temperature is around 17 degrees Celsius, the average humidity is about 65%, and the average annual rainfall is in the 1,900 mm range.[2].

Adjacent municipalities

As mentioned above, all the neighboring towns and villages were incorporated into Sasebo City from the early Showa period to the Heisei period, so now the areas other than the coastal areas are excluded.SaseboIt is surrounded by.

It used to be adjacent to the following towns and villages.



Population distribution of Saza, Nagasaki, Japan.svg
Population distribution by age in Saza Town and the whole country (2005)Population distribution by age and gender in Saza Town (2005)
■Purple-Saza Town
■Green-All over Japan

Changes in the population of Saza Town (corresponding area)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan

Place name

FreeIs an administrative area.In Saza Town1953(Showa 28) Under the name of exemption until MarchLarge printIt was named (Sasa / Ichise), but in April of the same year it abolished the large letters.[4][5].

[Notation example]

  • Saza-cho Oaza Hontabarumen → Saza-cho Hontabarumen
  • Saza Town Oaza Ichinosemen → Saza Town Ichinosemen

Land display

Real estate registrationThe notation method of the location name (place name) described in the title part "land display" of the register in is as follows.

Below, × isLarge printName, ○ isFreeName, △ isFine printRepresents a name.

  • Until March 1953: Sazamachi Oaza ×× ○○ Exemption △△ (or Sazamachi ×× ○○ Exemption △△)
  • Current display: Saza Town ○○ Exemption △△

In addition, in Saza TownLot areaIs "exempt".

Neighborhood association

1943The ward system was changed in (Showa 18) to "tribeThere were 29 villages set up.1981(Showa 56) The current "Neighborhood associationThe name was changed to ", and as of April 2012, 24 neighborhood associations have been established.[9].

The name of the neighborhood association and the name of the exemption do not always match[10].

範 囲Neighborhood association
Southern[*1]沖田[*2], Kuchiishi, Sasa Minami[*3], Higashimachi, Nishimachi, Yoshinoura, Sato, Shinmachi, Yotsuibi,
Water supply, beach reception, bank reception, Masaru, Kiba, Senbon[*4]
North[*5]Ichise, Wakasa[*6], Eri, Oshige, Kamogawa, Kanda, Sazanka[*7],
Kakuyama[*8], Matsuse, north[*9], Kuribayashi, Shikata, Noyori, Satoyama, Furukawa, Chuo-dori
OthersMutahara[*10], Rainbow Village[*11]
  1. ^ Kuchiishi Elementary SchoolCampusEquivalent to.
  2. ^ 1978 (Showa 53),Employment promotion housingInaugurated with the completion of.
  3. ^ The reading is "Sazanami".Located in Kuchiishimen.
  4. ^ The reading is "Senbon".Mainly corresponds to the residential land development area called "Senbon housing complex".
  5. ^ Equivalent to Saza Elementary School District.
  6. ^ Established in the early 2s with the construction of Ichise No. 50 housing complex.Located in Ichinosemen.
  7. ^ originallyBota MountainAlthough it was a land related to coal mines such as, residential land development work was carried out and it was completed and started in 1984 (Showa 59).Located in Kaizemen.
  8. ^ The reading is "one OfYama ".
  9. ^ Applicable to some areas of Matsusemen.
  10. ^ Since the range of the Mutahara area extends from north to south, the school district of the elementary school differs depending on the place of residence.
  11. ^ Special nursing home for the elderly "Niji no Sato" grounds.The facility is located in Hachiguchi.



  • In the mountainous areas of the townGravestone[11],Old tomb[12]Remains.Traces of people's lives can be seen in this town area from ancient times.
  • From ancient times to modern timesRegulatory countryBelowHizen countryMatsuura-gunThere were two villages, Ichinose Village (both Ichinose Village and Ichinose Village) in the northern part of the current town area, and Sasa Village in the southern part.[13].

中 世

  • Kamakura PeriodThe place name of "Sasa" appears in the document.Masakazu3 years(1314), A resident of Sazaura, Hizen Province, goes around the obedience to the draft Chinzei High School.ZhenxiThe content of the proceedings was written in[14]. Also,Eitoku4 years(1384)ofMatsuura PartyRebellionThere is a related article in the letter of consent, Mr. Sasa[15]You can see the name of "Mamoru Nagato" in the item of[16].
    • As mentioned above, the place name of "Sasa" already existed around the middle of the Middle Ages, but the origin of the place name is unknown.However, in the areaOral traditionAccording to the theory, the plains in the southern part of Saza Town are in the early modern period.ReclamationPreviouslyæµ·(SasaPu), Due to the action of the Sasa River and the topography (narrow rivers, spread over the shore)砂 浜State of "sand", state of water surface "ripple”, Etc.)bambooA kind of "SasaIt is said that the theory is derived from the fact that "" was prosperous.
  • From the latter half of the 15th centuryKitamatsuura PeninsulaThe battle for supremacy over the area becomes fierce.Even in the Saza town areaMr. Matsuura HiradoAnd Mr. Matsuura Aigamiura (Mr. Matsuura Soke) fought a battle.Above all1563In a battle called the Hansaka Battle (6th year of Eiroku), a monk in Saza played an active role, and an anecdote is told today.

The early modern period

  • In the Edo periodHirado DomainBelonged to.As part of the feudal affairsReclamationThe project will be carried out and the lower reaches of the Sasa River will be reclaimed (currently Hontabarumen, Okitamen, Kouramen, etc.).This area is called Oshinda and is one of the leading Hirado clan.Paddy field-ShiodaIt became a zone.From the middle of the Edo period to the Kitamatsuura Peninsula areacoalThe existence of this was confirmed, and it will develop as a coal-producing area after the Meiji era.
  • 1751(Treasure calendarFirst year),Heki-gunOriose Village (laterHigashisonogi-gunOrize Village, CurrentSaseboMikawauchiFrom the district)potterMoved to Ichisemura and opened a kiln at Kamogawa[17]..In the late Edo periodOwariKasugai districtSeto Village (currentAichiSeto City) Potter,Katoshi Kato 磁器Entered Hizen Province to learn the manufacturing method.1804(cultureAt the end of the first year), he visited the Fukumoto family in Kamogawa, Ichisemura, and from the following year he will practice there for two years.After that, Tamikichi returned to Seto with the porcelain manufacturing method he learned.Seto wareContributed to the revival of.Today, Tamikichi is a seto ware磁祖Is praised.
  • 1813(10 years of culture) At the beginningTadataka InoLanoSurveyingThe corps enters Sasa.Hirado returnIt passes through the Ichisemura Eri Pass (Erimen) from the Sazamura Hansaka Pass (Kuchiishimen), which is a part of.On the way, there is a record that he stayed overnight at Ishidaya Heitaro's house in Furukawamen.[18], A stone monument of "Ino Tadataka Inn Ruins" is erected on the site of the current Ishidaya residence.

Modern times

After the Meiji era, the coal extraction business will begin in earnest.Incorporating modern technologyCoal mineThe company will open mines one after another, and a railway network for transporting coal will be established (Kansai Coal Mining Matsuura Coal Mine Dedicated Railway)[19],Sasebo Light RailSuch.AfterNational railwayMatsuura Line.CurrentMatsuura RailwayNishikyushu Line).To the middle of the Showa periodKitamatsu coalfieldIt is extremely prosperous as one of the best coal producing areas,Energy revolutionPushed by the waves, all the coal mines that existed in the town were closed by April 44.The population, which was about 4 at its peak, has fallen to just below 2, and the town is rapidly changing.DepopulationIt went on and on.

After the coal mine was closed, agriculture was the main industry, and cultivated land was improved.Land improvementBusinessBota MountainWork on residential land development, business attraction, and welfare policy.AlsoSaseboThe population has recovered to 10 by the 1s, partly due to the good transportation access to the center.


  • 1889(22th year of Meiji)
    • May 4 - Municipal systemWith the enforcement of 2 large letters 25 exemptionsMunicipalitiesEstablished as.The government office is set up in Oaza Saza Furukawamen.
    • May 7 --The first village mayor was elected.
  • 1891(Meiji 24) --The population of the village as of 1891 according to the "List of Collected Properties" is 4,612 (male 2,312, female 2,300), and the number of units is 850.


  • 1935(Showa10 years) --The government office was moved from Furukawamen to Hontabarumen.
  • 1941(Showa 16) January 1-Due to the rapid increase in population due to the rise of the coal industryTown systemEnforcement.
  • 1944(Showa 19) June- Japan National Railway(JNR) Matsuura Line opened.
  • 1950(25) --Population of 20,166 people in the town (XNUMX)Census)
  • 1957(32)7 - Isahaya floodOccurrence.Two people were killed and others were injured in Saza Town.
  • 1960(35)2 --Sasa Coal Mine and Koura Coal Mine closed.
  • 1961(36)
    • April-Nippon Steel Kanda Coal Mine closed.
    • 9 --Honoura Coal Mine closed.
  • 1962(37)10 --Ichise Coal Mine closed.
  • 1963(38)
    • 5 --Tokumasa district (Kobamen)LandslideReceive a disaster.
    • 12 --Plain coal mine closed.
  • 1964(39)
    • 3 --Satoyama coal mine closed.
    • April-Nicchitsu Konzern Coal Mine, Nirayama Coal Mine closed.
    • 8 --Takano coal mine closed.
  • 1965(40) April --The Hokoku Coal Mine is closed.
  • 1966(Showa 41) April-Kawazoe coal mine closed.
  • 1967(42)
    • July-Unprecedented flood damage[20]Damage caused by billions of yen.Severe disasterSpecified.
    • August-Large for 8 yearsdroughtDamage caused by the annihilation of paddy rice in mountainous areas.
    • In addition, at the beginning of the year, extreme weather was conspicuous, such as a large cold wave. (Detail is"Heavy rain in July 42(See)
  • 1968(43) March --Saza Town Hall Government Building, dismantled due to city planning.
  • 1969(44)
    • April-The second Maruo coal mine is closed.
    • June-Saza Town Hall new government building completed. (Current government building)
  • 1970(Showa 45) --Population of 10,987 people in the town (Census)
  • 1971(Showa 46) April-JNRUsunoura LineIs abolished.
  • 1976(51) April
  • 1982(Showa 57) June- Nagasaki floodOccurrence.Damage caused by heavy rain in Saza Town.
  • 1986(61) May-Schoolchildren's farm "Children's Village" was completed. (Currently Saza Town Agricultural Experience Facility)
  • 1988(63)


  • 1992(Heisei4 years) July-National land survey project (cadastral survey) completed throughout the town.
  • 1994(6)8 - 6 droughtOccurrence.Decompression water supply in the flat area of ​​the town.
  • 2002(14)
    • July-Established Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho voluntary merger council.
    • August --Established Sasaya Shimachi Voluntary Merger Council[21].
    • 9 --Damage of lowland inundation due to heavy rain.
    • 11 --Established the Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho Legal Merger Council.
  • 2004(16) September-The name of the new town and the date of the merger will be decided at the 9th Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho merger council.[22].
New town name:Sazanami Town
Merger date: April 17, 4
  • 2005(17)
    • August 3- West off Fukuoka earthquakeOccurrence.Recorded seismic intensity 4 in Saza Town[23].
    • End of March --- Dissolution of the Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho Legal Merger Council.The merger will be blank.Kosaza Town2006(18) Transferred to Sasebo City on March 3, and disappeared as a local government.
  • 2007(19)10 - Saihi MotorSaza Bus Center is in service.
  • 2009(21) April --A referendum was held asking whether or not to establish the "Sasebo City / Saza Town" Legal Merger Council, which was initiated by the residents, and the opposition was the majority.As a result, Saza Town decided to continue the independent town system.
  • 2011(23) June- Nishikyushu ExpresswaySaza interchangeIn service.
  • 2016(28) June- Kumamoto earthquakeOccurrence.Seismic intensity 14 in Saza-cho due to the earthquake on the night of the 3th[24], Seismic intensity 16 due to the earthquake before dawn on the 3th[25](Estimated maximum seismic intensity 4 at some points[26]) Is recorded.
  • 2018(30) December --Aimed to form in 12 cities and towns, mainly Sasebo City, including local governments in Saga Prefecture.Central city area"West Kyushu Sasebo Metropolitan AreaSaza Town Council rejected participation and withdrew[27][28].
  • 2020(Reiwa2) December- West Kyushu Sasebo Metropolitan AreaJoin in[29][30].

Changes in administrative areas


Town system

Successive village mayors and mayors

SubrogationNameInaugurationResignationTerm of officeRemarks
1Allegiance Yoshifuku1889/71890/91 year and 2 months
2Yoshisaburo Kawauchi1890/101898/27 year and 4 months
3Takeichiro Hisaya1898/31937/1239 year and 9 months
4Hisaya Rokuzo1937/121946/118 year and 10 months1941, enforcement of town system
5Fujinaga Genichi1947/41947/83 months
6Minoru Ono1947/101951/103 year and 11 months
7Hisaya Rokuzo1951/101963/411 year and 6 monthsHonorary townspeople
8Haruo Kikumoto1963/41987/424Honorary townspeople
9Keiichiro Kiyohara1987/42003/416
10Yasumasa Ose2003/42005/52Kosasa TownDue to the merger problem withrecallMay 5 resigned
11Koji Seki2005/62009/64
12Go Furusho2009/6-In office

Town council

  • Saza Town Council Capacity 10

town hall

  • Saza Town Hall Main Office
    • 1 floor
      • Resident Welfare Division-Residents'group, welfare group
      • Insurance Environment Division-Insurance Pension Group, Environmental Hygiene Group
      • Waterworks Division-Waterworks Group, Sewerage Group
      • Tax Division-Tax Team, Storage Team
      • Treasurer Room-Treasurer Group
    • 2 floor
      • General Affairs Division-General Affairs Group (passportWindow), traffic safety team
      • Election Management Committee
      • Planning and Finance Division-Planning Group, Finance Group
      • Industrial Economy Division-Agricultural Administration Group, Commerce and Tourism Group
      • Construction Division-General Affairs Group, City Planning Group, Technical Group
    • 3 floor
      • Congress Secretariat
      • audit
  • Saza Town Hall Annex
    • 1 floor
    • 2 floor
      • Agricultural committee
  • Saza Town National Health Insurance Clinic --Administrative group, medical group
  • Saza Town Health Counseling Center --Health promotion group
  • Saza Town General Welfare Center
    • Social welfare council
    • Regional Comprehensive Support Center

Wide area administration

oldSasebo Area Wide Area Municipal Area Association


Prefectural government

Prefectural assembly

Prefecture agency


National politics

House of Representatives

public facility

Education / Culture

Exchange facility

  • Saza Town Public Hall / Working Youth Home
  • Saza Town Regional Exchange Center


  • Sazacho Cultural Center


  • Saza Public Library

sport, leisure

  • Saza Town Gymnasium
  • Northern district gymnasium
  • Southern district gymnasium
  • Sasa Workers Comprehensive Sports Facility (commonly known as Sun Village Saza)
    • Indoor playground (tennis court / gateball field), outdoor tennis court, outdoor gateball field, multipurpose ground
  • Senbon Sports Park
    • Multipurpose ground, tennis court, outdoor pool
  • Self-study building
    • Kyudo hall
  • Sarayama Park
    • Family land[31], Ceramics Experience Center
  • Denden Park ☆ Saza
  • Saza Town Agricultural Experience Facility (former name: School Children's Farm)
    • Various experience farms, greenhouses, accommodation buildings, campsites, rice cookers, etc.


post office

  • Sasa Post Office --Collect and deliver to areas where the zip code starts with 857-03 (entire area of ​​Saza Town)
  • Koura Post Office
  • Saza Matsuse Post Office
  • Honoura Post Office


high school

Junior high school


primary school


About the closed elementary schoolList of closed elementary schools in Nagasaki # Kitamatsuura-gunSee.



  • Saza kindergarten



  • Central nursery school
  • 2nd nursery school


  • Saza Kanda Nursery School[32]
  • Sazanami nursery school

Other special training schools

Vocational development school


Nearest airportNagasaki Airport.2007May 10Limited express bus that goes directly from the newly established Saza Bus Center (Seibu busService) is now in service.

Railway line

The central station is Saza Station.

In addition, "Masaru Station"" And the former Japanese National RailwaysUsunoura Line"Yotsuibi StationThere was, but on the Matsuura lineTrack changeBy 1945 at Masaru StationSaseboMoved to Hatanaka-san (now Mitsumachi), and Noyori station and Yotsuibi station were abolished.In addition, the Usunoura Line is affected by the closure of the coal mine.Deficit 83 lineIt was selected as a line and was discontinued in 1971.

Bus route

Except for the highway bus "Yutaka Liner"Saihi Motor(Saihi Bus) operates ("Sasebo"West Japan Railway, Nagasaki-SaseboNagasaki Transportation BureauJoint operation with).


Industrial / Commercial

From the Meiji period to the middle of the Showa periodcoalIn the era of prosperity in the industry, there were many coal mine-related companies, from large companies to privately owned companies.As a prominent company operating in Saza TownNittetsu mining industry,Mitsubishi Mining,Sumitomo Mining, Nichiman Mining,Nicchitsu Mining,Nissan Chemical IndustriesThere is[33]..According to local magazines, the following coal mine names can be seen as the coal mines that existed in the town.

  • Ichinose Coal Mine (Ichinose Coal Mine), Eri Coal Mine, Omo Coal Mine, Odake Coal Mine, Daini Odake Coal Mine, Kamogawa Coal Mine, Kida Coal Mine, Kawazoe Coal Mine, Kanda Coal Mine, Koura Coal Mine (Makizaki Coal Mine), Kibayama Coal Mine (Kiba Coal Mine), Sasa Coal Mine, Satoyama Coal Mine, Shiiba Coal Mine, Shin Tajima Coal Mine, Suenaga Coal Mine, Takano Coal Mine, Nanzan Coal Mine, Nagiyama Coal Mine, Plain Coal Mine, Furukawa Coal Mine, Hokoku Coal Mine, Daini Maruo Coal Mine, Akinoura Coal Mine, Yoshinoura Coal Mine (Yoshinoura) Coal mine), Yoshimaru coal mine, Washio coal mine, and many others.

After the decline of the coal industry, agriculture became the main industry, and by taking advantage of the warm natural conditions, in the plains and mountainous areasPaddy riceCultivation,StrawberryEtc. are cultivated.In addition, the water quality of the Sasa River has been restored due to the closure of coal mines and the development of sewerage-related facilities, and in early spring.ShirouoFishing and ban on June 6st every yearSweetfishFishing is one of the traditions of Saza Town.

local specialty

  • Sweetfish
  • Shirouo
  • Tamikichi Monaka
  • Fumikiri bun

Major companies

  • Ariake Japan --Kyushu No. 2 Factory, R & D Center
  • Yamaki --Nagasaki Factory (former: Joymont West Kyushu Wing)

Main commercial facilities

Major commercial facilities that once existed

Famous places, historic sites, sightseeing spots, festivals, special events

Sights/historic sites/tourist spots

  • Ino Tadataka lodging site
  • Sasagawa
    • River park
    • Sakura-zutsumi
  • Saza Town Agricultural Experience Facility (former name: School Children's Farm) --From the hills on the premises and the summit of Odake nearbyKujukushima,Hirado IslandsBesides, depending on the weather conditionsGoto IslandsYou can hope for a part of.
  • Sarayama Park
    • City Setarayama kiln site (prefectural designated historic site)[17])
    • Gion
  • Raccoon dog dolmens (prefectural designated historic site)[11])
  • Kakuyama Tumulus[12]
  • Tokoji Temple
  • Toriya Castle Ruins[35] --On the summit site of Mt. JotsujiShrineRemains. (Currently: Saza Digital TV Relay Station)
  • Furukawadake Observatory
    • Furukawadake Promenade-You can see the outcrops on some mountain trails.
  • Kitamatsu coalfieldRemains-in various parts of the townCoal mine housing, Abandoned houses, wellhead traces, etc. remain.When taking a walk, be careful when entering private land and areas where there is a risk of collapse or collapse.
  • Matakeya Square
  • Mihashira Shrine
  • Three Human Bombs Corporal Kitagawa Memorial Hall

Festivals and events

  • Ekiden Tournament (Chonai Ekiden / Wakaayu Ekiden) --January
  • Shiro Festival-Early March
  • Jogging Festival in Raza-early March
  • Sarayama Festival-Early June
  • Summer Festival / Fireworks Festival-Mid-August
  • Kunchi --Autumn

Celebrity from Saza Town

Works set in Saza Town


  • Sarayama flaming (1988) --Performed by the theater company Theater Hakata[36]..A story about the tragic love between Tamikichi Kato and Nizaemon Fukumoto's daughter, Ichise Sarayama.

TV drama


Computer games


Introduction in the mass media

Miscellaneous notes

  • Saza Town is the name of the municipalityPunctuationOne of the (special symbols) "EachIs one of the few local governments that use[40].

Sources / references and media

  • Kadokawa Japan Geographic Names Dictionary 42 Nagasaki Prefecture
  • Local history of Saza Town
  • Saza Town Local Magazine
  • 70th Anniversary of Town System Enforcement Handbook of Towns in Saza Town, Nagasaki 2011
  • A work commemorating the 70th anniversary of the enforcement of the town system "Memory travels to the future-with the coal mine and JNR Matsuura line-" (DVD)


[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ a b Municipal Changes Paragraph Map Complete Edition Nagasaki 2001/4/1
  2. ^ Town overview Saza Town, Nagasaki Prefecture
  3. ^ Municipal Changes Paragraph Map Complete Edition Nagasaki 1937/2/11
  4. ^ 70th Anniversary of Town System Enforcement Handbook of Towns in Saza Town, Nagasaki 2011 Document 48 pages
  5. ^ "Ichise" as a large character (former village name) seems to have disappeared, but at the summit of Mt. WashioGeographical Survey InstituteIs installedTriangular pointIs "IchisemuraIt still exists under the name of ".Detail isReference point results browsing serviceSee.
  6. ^ Nagasaki> Saza-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun --Japan PostIn the site of "SusakiNotated as "Men".
  7. ^ Nagasaki> Saza-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun --Japan PostIn the site of "TsuyamaNotated as "Men".
  8. ^ Nagasaki> Saza-cho, Kitamatsuura-gun --Japan PostIn the site of "YakuchiNotated as "Men".
  9. ^ 70th Anniversary of Town System Enforcement Handbook of Towns in Saza Town, Nagasaki 2011 Documents 5-6 pages
  10. ^ Not limited to "1 exemption = 1 neighborhood association", there are areas such as Kouramen where there are many neighborhood associations within 1 exemption, and most of Minase exemption, Kanda exemption, and Hachiguchi exemption are combined in Kanda town. There are also areas where multiple exemptions are combined to form one neighborhood association, such as an association. 1 In areas where there are many neighborhood associations within the exemption, it is attached to the lower level of the exemption.Fine printIn many cases, place names that have been called since ancient times are used as the names of neighborhood associations.In addition, there are some neighborhood associations that have been newly established due to the development of residential land.
  11. ^ a b Saza-cho Tanukiyama branch stone tombs Nagasaki Prefecture Cultural Properties
  12. ^ a b Kakuyama Tumulus Tradition and History / Saza Town Board of Education
  13. ^ Old High Old Receiptsby.It is said that there were other villages such as Furukawa Village, Shikata Village, Kiba Village, Kanda Village, and Eri Village in the current town area, but all of them are thought to have been included in some of Saza Village and Ichise Village by the end of the Edo period. ..
  14. ^ "Ariura Documents" Saga Prefectural Historical Materials Collection Ancient Documents Volume 19
  15. ^ Owari OfclanSo, it produced famous military commanders during the Warring States period.Mr. SasaThere is no relation with (quickly).
  16. ^ Edited by Seiichiro Seno "Matsuura Party Related Historical Materials Volume 3』Page 61 (Google Books)
  17. ^ a b Ichise kiln ruins Nagasaki Prefecture Cultural Properties
  18. ^ Hirado Highway Nagasaki Highway ・ Main highways in Nagasaki Prefecture by surveying by Ino Tadataka
  19. ^ Nagasaki Notification No. XNUMX "A case of track survey to lay a light railway from Sechibaru-mura, Kitamatsuura-gun to Saza-mura』Nagasaki Prefectural Bulletin October 29, 10
  20. ^ July 1967 (Showa 42) Heavy rain in Sasebo Nagasaki Local Meteorological Observatory
  21. ^ Besides Saza TownKosasa Town,Sachihara Town,Yoshii Town OfSasagawa4 coastal municipalities. With the establishment of the "Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho Legal Merger Council" in November, it was virtually dissolved.In addition, Sechibaru-cho and Yoshii-cho were incorporated into Sasebo City on April 11, 2005, and disappeared as local governments.
  22. ^ ◆ Saza-cho / Kosaza-cho merger council ◆ National Diet Library Internet document collection and preservation business
  23. ^ Earthquake off the western coast of Fukuoka Prefecture on March 2005, 3 Fukuoka District Meteorological Observatory
  24. ^ Earthquake information Occurred around 2016:4 on April 14, 21 Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture M26 Maximum seismic intensity 6.5 Japan Weather Association
  25. ^ Earthquake information Occurred around 2016:4 on April 16, 1 Kumamoto, Kumamoto Prefecture M25 Maximum seismic intensity 7.3 Japan Weather Association
  26. ^ Estimated seismic intensity distribution mapJapanese Meteorological Agency
  27. ^ "December 30 12th Regular Meeting Meeting Results (PDF)". Saza Town, Nagasaki Prefecture (September 2018, 12). 2019/1/13Browse.
  28. ^ "To "leave" Saza-cho, the central metropolitan area". Nagasaki Shimbun (September 2018, 12). 2019/1/13Browse.
  29. ^ "Joined Sasacho in "West Kyushu Sasebo Metropolitan Area" [Nagasaki]”(Japanese). FNN.jp Prime Online. 2020/3/19Browse.
  30. ^ "Participation in "West Kyushu Sasebo Wide Area Metropolitan Area" Saza Town 12 cities and towns from the new year --Nagasaki Shimbun 2020/03/04 [00:00] Public] ”(Japanese). Nagasaki Shimbun. 2020/3/19Browse.
  31. ^ Sarayama Park Introduction of public facilities / Saza Town, Nagasaki Prefecture
    * As of June 2017, some playground equipment has been banned due to aging.
  32. ^ Originally it was Municipal No. 3 Nursery School, but it was privatized in April 2011 (Heisei 23).
  33. ^ Information on major coal mines in Kyushu and Yamaguchi Prefecture National Diet Library Digital Collection
  34. ^ In 1989, a pool and a health land were added.Complex commercial facilityOpened as. Until the early 2000s, the site was open as one of the main venues during the summer festival (sponsored by Saza Town) held in August.In 8 after the bankruptcy of the parent companyAEON groupBecame a subsidiary and changed the store name.Even now that it has become Maxvalu, local residents and locals who know about the ten-odd years from the opening of the store to the change of the store name say,Saikai HelloOr just "HelloIs nicknamed ".
  35. ^ Toriya Castle Ruins Tradition and History / Saza Town Board of Education
  36. ^ Contemporary theater screening record detailed information Waseda University Theater Museum
    * The reading kana described in the location reading column of the above link is incorrect, and it should be ".Sazacho"Culture".
  37. ^ "Reiko Sada Official Site Reiko Land". Reiko Sada is appointed as a support ambassador for Saza Town, Nagasaki Prefecture!. 2017/5/18Browse.
  38. ^ Junichi Masuda (September 2004, 9). “15 times”(Japanese). Masuda's Aiming PowerGame Freak Co., Ltd. 2017/4/1Browse.
  39. ^ Game Boy Advance Edition Ruby Sapphire Hoenn Region Map
  40. ^ In addition to Saza TownIshikawaNonoichi City,Chiba印 旛 郡Shisui Town3 cities and towns are applicable. (As of April 2017, 4)

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