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Handa

Handa (hänˈdä) [key], city (1990 pop. 99,330), Aichi prefecture, S central Honshu, Japan, on the Chita Peninsula and Chita Bay. Handa, known for its cotton textiles, brewing, and food processing industries, was a commercial port during the Tokugawa era.

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