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katsuta

city, Ibaraki ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan. It lies along the Naka River, northeast of Mito, the prefectural capital. The city developed rapidly as an industrial site for the Hitachi Company, Ltd., after 1940, mainly producing electric locomotives and other electric machinery. Pop. (2005) 153,639.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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