Chugoku region is located in the western part of Japan. It contains Hiroshima, Okayama, Yamaguchi, Shimane and Tottori prefecture.
I live in Hiroshima now.
Hiroshima City is located in the southwestern part of Hiroshima prefecture. It is a central city of Chugoku region.
An Atomic bomb was dropped over downtown of Hiroshima at August 6, 1945. Hiroshima was suffered great losses, but it has recovered, and now it has a population of 1.1 million.
More information of Hiroshima, See Hiroshima city office's website.
I was born in Tokuyama.
Tokuyama City is located in the southeastern part of Yamaguchi prefecture. It has a popluation of 105 thousand. It is an industrial city and some large factories are collected into it.
Tokuyama merges with a neighboring cities and changes to Shunan City at Apr. 2003.