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Shiroishi is a city in Miyagi Prefecture, in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. As of September 2015, the city had an estimated population of 35,122 and a population density of 123 persons per km2. The total area was 286.48sqkm.GeographyShiroishi is in southern Miyagi Prefecture, bordered by Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The southern peak of Mount Zaō is within the city borders.Neighboring municipalitiesMiyagi PrefectureKakudaShichikashukuZaōŌgawaraMarumoriFukushimaDateKunimiKooriHistoryThe area of present-day Shiroishi was part of ancient Mutsu Province and was under control of the Date clan of Sendai Domain during the Edo period, under the Tokugawa shogunate. During the Boshin War of the Meiji Restoration, Shiroishi Castle was the site of a fierce battle between the pro-imperial and pro-Tokugawa forces.
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