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Fukuoka can refer to several locations in Japan:

Fukuoka (福岡) in people's names: Fukuoka Prefecture ) is located on KyÅ«shÅ« Island, Japan. ... This article is about a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Fukuoka-KitakyÅ«shÅ« is the name of a metropolitan area that is centered around the cities of Fukuoka and Kitakyushu in the Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. ... Fukuoka (福岡町; -machi) is a town located in Nishitonami District, Toyama, Japan. ... Fukuoka (福岡町; -chou) is a town located in Ena District, Gifu, Japan. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...

  • Masanobu Fukuoka, author of The One Straw Revolution, pioneer of no-till farming
  • Fukuoka feudal clan (福岡藩), the feudal clan who owned the Chikuzen country

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Fukuoka, Fukuoka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2059 words)
On the other hand, the Fukuoka area was home to many samurai, and its name has been used since Kuroda Nagamasa, the first daimyo of Chikuzen, named it after his birthplace in Okayama Prefecture.
Fukuoka's most famous major fault, the Kego fault, was runs northwest to southeast, roughly parallel to Nishitetsu's Omuta train line, and was previously thought to be 22 km long.
Fukuoka is home to many festivals that are held throughout the year.
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