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Yokohama (横浜) is Japan's second-biggest city with a population of approximately 3.27 million people (1997), located on a peninsula facing the western side of Tokyo Bay. It is a mere 30 kilometres (18 miles) from Tokyo, and in fact the greater Tokyo-Yokohama area is often regarded as a single metropolis. The city a massive sea port.

One of the most famous tourist resorts in Yokohama is the ramen museum.

Yokamaha[?] is also a town[?] in Aomori, Japan.

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