Kitakyushu

==Wards== Kitakyushu has seven wards (ku): The city of Nakama was to become the eighth ward of Kitakyushu in 2005 (to be called Nakama-ku). However, the planned merger was rejected on December 24, 2004 by Nakama`s city council, despite having been initiated by Nakama City. == History == ===Kokura Prefecture=== Kokura Prefecture was founded separa....
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Kitakyushu

[n] - a Japanese city on northern Kyushu
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Kitakyushu

Industrial port city in Fukuoka prefecture, on the Hibiki Sea, north Kyushu island, Japan; population (2005) 993,500. Kitakyushu, which means `north Kyushu city`, was formed in 1963 by the amalgamation of Moji, Kokura, Tobata, Yawata, and Wakamatsu. Industries include food-processing and the manufacture of appliances, ceramics, an...
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Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu (kētä'kyOOshOO) , city (1990 pop. 1,026,455), Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on the Shimonoseki Strait between the Inland Sea and the Korea Strait. It was formed in 1963 by the union of the cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata (or Yahata), which are n...
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