Fukuoka Prefecture is the most populous prefecture of , with a population of over 5 million. Fukuoka has a very old history and has had close contact with Japan's Asian neighbors, including the site of two Mongolian invasions in the late 13th century that were unsuccessful.

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is the capital of and the largest city on the island of with 2.5 million citizens including its suburbs.

Kitakyūshū is a large city in on the island of , .


is a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, , .

is a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, , .


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