Nagahama is a municipality city that occupies the northern part of Shiga Prefecture and the northeastern coast of Lake Biwa. It was formerly known as Imahama, but thanks to Toyotomi Hideyoshi - the unifier of Japan - at the end of the 16th century it received its modern name.
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In the 16th century, Nagahama developed from an obscure village to a regional political and cultural center. In addition, at that time, the production of firearms began to develop in the city, which also influenced the importance of Nagahama. The city received the municipal status in 1943.