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Nagaoka may refer to:

Places

  • Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan
  • Nagaoka-kyō, the capital of Japan from 784 to 794
    • Nagaokakyō, Kyoto, Japan, a city at the location of Nagaoka-kyō
  • Izunagaoka, Shizuoka, Japan, a former town in Izu Peninsula

People with the surname

  • Go Nagaoka (長岡 郷 , born 1984), Japanese footballer
  • Hantaro Nagaoka (長岡 半太郎 , 1865–1950), Japanese physicist responsible for the 1904 "Saturnian" model of atomic structure
  • Masaru Nagaoka (長岡 勝 , born 1962), Japanese ski jumper
  • Moeko Nagaoka (長岡 萌映子 , born 1993), Japanese women's basketball player
  • Miyu Nagaoka (長岡 望悠 , born 1991), Japanese volleyball player
  • Shusei Nagaoka (長岡秀星 , born 1936), Japanese illustrator
  • Yayoi Nagaoka (長岡 弥生 , born 1974), Japanese speed skater
  • Yūya Nagaoka (長岡 裕也 , born 1985), Japanese shogi player

Other uses

  • Nagaoka (crater), a lunar crater named after Hantaro Nagaoka
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