Kyūshū is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. The climate is slightly warmer and more tropical than Honshu, and the southern and eastern coasts are regularly battered by typhoons each year.

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  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  13,200,000
  • Latitude of center:  33° north
  • Longitude of center:  131° east
  • Average elevation:  1,280 meters (4,199 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Kyushu
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Kyushu
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Kyushu

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Other Names for Kyushu

  • Afrikaans:  Kioesjoe
  • Albanian:  Kyūshū
  • Arabic:  كيوشو
  • Armenian:  Կյուսյու
  • Azerbaijani:  Kyüşü
  • Basque:  Kyūshū
  • Belarusian:  Рэгіён Кюсю
  • Bosnian:  Kjušu
  • Breton:  Kyūshū
  • Bulgarian:  Кюшу
  • Catalan:  Kyūshū
  • Central Khmer:  តំបន់ឃ្ជឺស្សឺ
  • Central Kurdish:  کیووشو
  • Chinese:  九州
  • Czech:  Kjúšú
  • English:  Kyūshū
  • Esperanto:  Kiuŝuo
  • Estonian:  Kyūshū
  • Finnish:  Kyūshū
  • French:  Kyūshū
  • Galician:  Kyushu - 九州
  • Georgian:  კიუსიუს რეგიონი
  • German:  Kyūshū
  • Greek:  Κιούσου
  • Hakka Chinese:  Kiú-chiu
  • Hebrew:  קיושו
  • Hindi:  क्यूशू
  • Hungarian:  Kjúsú
  • Italian:  Kyūshū
  • Japanese:  Kyūshū, きゅうしゅう, キュウシュウ, 九州
  • Kazakh:  Кюсю
  • Korean:  규슈
  • Latin:  Ximum
  • Latvian:  Kjusju
  • Lithuanian:  Kiūšiū
  • Macedonian:  Кјушу
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Kyūshū
  • Marathi:  क्युशू
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Kyūshū
  • Pampanga:  Kyūshū
  • Persian:  کیوشو
  • Polish:  Kiusiu
  • Romanian:  Kyūshū
  • Russian:  Кюсю
  • Samogitian:  Kiūšiū
  • Serbian:  Кјушу
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Kjūshū
  • Slovak:  Kjúšu
  • Slovenian:  Kjušu
  • Spanish:  Kyūshū
  • Sundanese:  Kyūshū
  • Tagalog:  Kyūshū
  • Tamil:  கியூஷூ
  • Tatar:  Кюсю
  • Thai:  เกาะคีวชู
  • Turkish:  Kiuşu, Kyūshū
  • Uighur:  كيۇسيۇ ئارىلى
  • Ukrainian:  Кюсю
  • Urdu:  کیوشو
  • Welsh:  Kyūshū
  • Western Panjabi:  کیوشو
  • Yue Chinese:  九州

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