Amakusa is a city and chain of islands off the west coast of in . The modern city of Amakusa was established on March 27, 2006, from the merger between the old cities of Hondo and Ushibuka, and the towns of Amakusa, Ariake, Goshoura, Itsuwa, Kawaura, Kuratake, Shinwa and Sumoto.[citation needed] The former Amakusa is located west of Kumamoto City and has an area of 85.46 km².


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French: Amakusa, German: Amakusa, Italian: Amakusa, Japanese: 天草郡

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