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Tottori Prefectural government Main building
Tottori Prefecture government building in the city of Tottori

Tottori (鳥取市 Tottori-shi) is the capital capital city of Tottori Prefecture on the island of Honshu.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2005.

History

Tottori Castle oldphoto Ninomaru
Tottori castle

Tottori Castle was established by Yamana Nobumichi in 1545. The castle town grew at the base of the mountain where the castle was built.

Tottori was incorporated as a city on October 1, 1889.

The city was damaged by a great earthquake in 1942 and by a great fire in 1952.

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