Keihanshin industrial region
The Keihanshin industrial region ("keihanshin kōgyō chitai" 京阪神工業地帯) encompasses the Japanese cities of
Kyōto, Ōsakaand Kōbeand their surrounding prefectures.
The term Keihanshin is composed of one character of each of the cities, but in their Sino-Japanese reading: "kei" of Kyōto [京] 都; "han" of Ōsaka 大 [阪] , "shin" of Kōbe [神] 戸.
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