Atsugi (ätˌsōˈgē) [key], city (1990 pop. 197,292), Kanagawa prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Sagami River. It is an important communication, commercial, and agricultural center. It produces electric communications equipment and automobile parts. An air force base is nearby.
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