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Fukuoka prefecture

Fukuoka prefecture (福岡県; Fukuoka-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.

Fukuoka prefecture (福岡県)
CapitalFukuoka
Region:Kyushu
Island:Kyushu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 29th
4,971.01 km²
2.3%
Population
 - Total (Oct. 1, 2000)
 - Density
Ranked 9th
5,015,699
1,009/km²
Districts:17
Municipalities:97
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Plum blossom
(Prunus mume)
Pref. Tree:Azalea
(Rhododenron tsutsusi)
Pref. Bird:Japanese bush-warbler
(Cettia diphone)

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