Fukuoka City on the se shore of Hakata Bay, n Kyushu, s Japan. In medieval times, Hakata was one of Japan's major ports. There is a rich agricultural region to the n. Industries: textiles, machinery, chemicals, fishing. Pop. (2000) 1,341,489.
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