Tsuruga (tsōrōˈgä) [key], city (1990 pop. 68,041), Fukui prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, a port on the Sea of Japan. It was long a center for commerce with Korea. Among the city's principal products are rayon, cement, and chemicals.

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