Aomori Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tohoku Region.The capital is the city of Aomori. Tsugaru is a old name of Aomori (west part).
"Tsugaru" (津軽) may refer to a wide variety of topics:
Tsugaru, Aomori, a city of Aomori prefecture, Japan
Tsugaru Strait, between Honshu and Hokkaido
Tsugaru-jamisen, a traditional style of shamisen playing associated with the area
Tsugaru clan, a daimyo clan
Tsugaru (novel), by Dazai Osamu
Tsugaru (train), a train service in Japan
Hirosaki city, Aomori Prefecture northern Honshu, Japan. The isolated volcanic cone of Mount Iwaki, a pilgrimage site, rises to the west. Located on the Tsugaru Plain, Hirosaki developed as a castle town, and the remains of Hirosaki Castle (1611) are in Hirosaki Park. Commercially, the city specializes in green lacquer ware (tsugaru-nuri) and apple products.