Place:Fukuoka, Japan

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NameFukuoka
Alt namesChikuzensource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Chikuzen Provincesource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (2000-2003)
Fukuokasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Fukuoka-kensource: Wikipedia
TypePrefecture
Coordinates33.75°N 130.5°E
Located inJapan
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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is a prefecture of Japan located on Kyūshū Island. The capital is the city of Fukuoka.

History

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Fukuoka Prefecture includes the former provinces of Chikugo, Chikuzen, and Buzen.

Shrines and temples

Kōra taisha, Sumiyoshi-jinja, Hakosagi-gū and Usa jinjū are the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) in the prefecture.

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