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 (kôr′ē-ä′mə, -yä′mä)
A city of north-central Honshu, Japan, north of Tokyo. It is a major commercial and communications center.
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(ˌkɔr iˈɑ mə)

a city on E central Honshu, in Japan. 315,000.
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In addition to the current production sites, the Koriyama operation (Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan) and Panasonic Industrial Devices Materials Taiwan Co., Ltd.
Some 80,000 people in Koriyama, a city 200 km (124 miles) north of Tokyo, were ordered to evacuate as a river neared the top of its banks, NHK said, but by afternoon water levels were starting to fall.
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In order to recover from this unprecedented disaster and ensure the future of our cherished homeland, the city of Koriyama, having overcome the chaos of the earthquake's aftermath due to the untiring efforts of its citizens and the generous assistance received from so many in Japan and overseas, is now stepping confidently forward as it moves from the concentrated reconstruction period of the first five years into the new reconstruction and revitalization period .
This study was conducted in collaboration with three medical institutions in Fukushima: Hirata Central Hospital (HCH: near Koriyama city); Tokiwakai Hospital (TH: in Iwaki city); and Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital (MMGH: in Minamisoma city).
KORIYAMA, Japan -- Britain's Prince William is spending the latter half of his four-day stay in Japan, starting Saturday, in the country's tsunami-ravaged northeast, a visit certain to draw global attention to the stories of survival and continuing suffering in the region.
The $100 million complex opened in April in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture's commercial center, and pulls together previously disparate research by Japan's science and technology agencies.
KORIYAMA, Japan Mon Mar 10, 2014(Reuters) - Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside - fear of radiation has kept them indoors for much of their short lives.
But I can't do it anymore because of consumers' worries over radioactive contamination," Kazuo Nakamura, 45, a farmer from Koriyama city in Fukushima prefecture, told the rally.
Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako on Sunday left Tokyo for a day trip to Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, to visit people affected by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.