Japanese regional information

Fukuoka Prefecture

What is Fukuoka Prefecture

Fukuoka Prefecture is the most populated urban area in Kyushu and hub of the Kyushu region. Being close to other Asian countries with whom it has had contact from ancient times, it is looked to as the gateway to Asia. Recently, the information and telecommunication industry has seen an expansion in the IT software service sector, much of which is concentrated within Fukuoka City.

  • Total area

    Total area:

    49.79(100km²)

  • Proportion of forested land

    Proportion of forested land:

    44.2%

  • temperature

    Average annual temperature:

    17.7°C

    Maximum temperature

    34.5°C

    Minimum temperature

    2.9°C

  • Total population

    Total population:

    5,090,000people

  • Population density

    Population density:

    1,022people/km²

  • No. of foreign students

    No. of foreign students:

    13,707people

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