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Kyōwa (享和 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kansei and before Bunka. This period started in February 1801 and ended in February 1804. During this time, the emperor was Kōkaku-tennō (光格天皇 ).

Events of the Kyōwa era

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Diagram of northern hemisphere skies created in 1st year of Kyōwa
  • 9 December 1802 (Kyōwa 2, 15th day of the 11th month): Earthquake in northwest Honshū and Sado Province (Latitude: 37.700/Longitude: 138.300), 6.6 magnitude on the Richter scale.
  • 28 December 1802 (Kyōwa 2, 4th day of the 12th month): Earthquake on Sado Island (Latitude: 38.000/Longitude: 138.000).

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Preceded by:
Kansei
Era or nengō:
Kyōwa
Succeeded by:
Bunka
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