Mie

Mie mē´ā [key], prefecture (1990 pop. 1,792,542), S Honshu, Japan, on Ise Bay. Tsu (the capital), Ise (a major Shintoist center), Yokkaichi , Matsusaka, and Kuwana are the chief cities. Mie has traditional industries such as textiles, ceramics, woodworking, and fishing, in addition to modern industries like chemicals, petroleum, iron, and steel. Ise-shima National Park is there.

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