Japan
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There are two different Sikh communities in Japan. One is in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, in the Kansai region of Japan, which encompasses Osaka and the surrounding area. The other is in Tokyo, in the Kanto region, which includes Tokyo and its environs. There are several hundred Sikhs in Japan as a whole. The Sikh community in Kobe has been in Japan for …

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Kiyotaka Sato, “Japan”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 21 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031449>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712



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