Fukuoka Prefecture (福岡県) is an administrative division of Japan (prefecture) on the island of Kyushu. Situated on the northern coast of the island, Fukuoka has long and stunning waterfront areas including in the beautiful capital with the same name. In Fukuoka city you may explore impressive temples, stunning parks and beautiful landscapes, traditional food and drink stands, as well as incredible shopping centres. This lively city is a cultural hub in Kyushu, among the events held is the huge festival Hakata Gion Yamakasa, which begins at the 1st until the 15th of July.

Population: over 5 million people

Capital: Fukuoka

Other major cities: Kitakyushu

Main attractions: Fukuoka Castle, Fukuoka Food Stalls (Yatai), Nanzoin Temple, Tōchō-ji Temple, Sumiyoshi-jinja Shrine, Kyūshū National Museum, Kawachi Fujien Wisteria Garden, Maizuru Park

Airports: Fukuoka (FUK -福岡空港), Kitakyushu Airport (KKJ -北九州空港)

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