Sagamihara (sägämēˈhärä) [key], city (1990 pop. 531,542), Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a suburb of Tokyo with metallurgical, food processing, and electrical appliance industries. The surrounding agricultural region produces rice, wheat, tobacco, and livestock.
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