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About Saga Prefecture
Saga Prefecture is a prefecture in the northwest part of the island of Kyushu, Japan. It touches each the Sea of Japan and the Ariake Sea. The western part of the prefecture is a region famous for generating ceramics and porcelain, specially the towns of Karatsu, Imari, and Arita. The capital is the town of Saga. In historical times, the place composed through Nagasaki Prefecture and Saga Prefecture become called Hizen Province. The current call dates from the Meiji Restoration. Rice farming culture has prospered here since ancient times, and vestiges can be seen on the ruins of Nabatake in Karatsu and the Yoshinogari site in Yoshinogari.
From the Kamakura period to the Muromachi duration, it is concept that over 100 feudal clans existed. Also exerting exceptional impact at some stage in this time was a samurai clan operating along the Genkai Sea known as the Matsurato. Upon entering the Sengoku length, the Ryuzoji extended family multiplied their manipulate to consist of all of Hizen and Chikugo Provinces, and part of Higo and Chikuzen Provinces. After the demise of daimyo Takanobu Ryuzoji, Naoshige Nabeshima took manage of the political situation, and with the aid of 1607 all the Ryuzoji extended family's area turned into below the manage of the Nabeshima clan.