Kyushu

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

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Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Kyushu and the . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is the most populous prefecture of Kyushu, with a population of over 5 million. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is a small and rustic prefecture on the island of Kyushu in . Photo: Inkey, Public domain.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Kyūshū. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

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Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Kyūshū. Photo: TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋), CC BY 2.0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Kyūshū. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Ōita Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Kyūshū. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Kyushu

Latitude of center
32.3355° or 32° 20' 7.7" north
Longitude of center
130.8508° or 130° 51' 3" east
Population
13,200,000
Elevation
517 metres (1,696 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1857891

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Kyushu
  • Afrikaans: Kioesjoe
  • Albanian: Kyūshū
  • Arabic: Kyushu
  • Arabic: كيوشو
  • Armenian: Կյուսյու
  • Azerbaijani: Kyuşu
  • Azerbaijani: Küsü
  • Bashkir: Кюсю
  • Basque: Kyushu
  • Basque: Kyūshū
  • Belarusian: Кюсю
  • Bengali: কিউশু
  • Bosnian: Kjušu
  • Bosnian: Kyushu
  • Breton: Kyūshū
  • Bulgarian: Кюшу
  • Catalan: Kyūshū
  • Cebuano: Kyushu
  • Central Kurdish: کیووشو
  • Chinese: Kyûsyû
  • Chinese: 九州
  • Croatian: Kyushu
  • Czech: Kjúšú
  • Danish: Kyushu
  • Dutch: Kyushu
  • Egyptian Arabic: كيوشو
  • Esperanto: Kiuŝuo
  • Estonian: Kyūshū
  • Faroese: Kyushu
  • Finnish: Kyūshū
  • French: Kyūshū
  • Galician: Kyūshū
  • Georgian: კიუსიუ
  • German: Chinzei
  • German: Kiuschu
  • German: Kyukoku
  • German: Kyushu
  • German: Kyûshû
  • German: Kyūkoku
  • German: Kyūshū
  • German: Tsukushi-no-shima
  • German: neun Provinzen
  • Greek: Κιούσου
  • Greek: Κιοῡσοῡ
  • Hakka Chinese: Kiú-chiu
  • Hausa: Kyushu
  • Hausa: Kyūshū
  • Hebrew: קיושו
  • Hindi: क्यूशू
  • Hungarian: Kjúsú
  • Icelandic: Kyushu
  • Iloko: Kyushu
  • Indonesian: Kyushu
  • Interlingue: Kyūshū
  • Irish: Kyushu
  • Italian: Kyūshū
  • Japanese: きゅうしゅうちほう
  • Japanese: キュウシュウチホウ
  • Japanese: 九州
  • Japanese: 九州地方
  • Kazakh: Кюсю
  • Khmer: តំបន់ឃ្ជឺស្សឺ
  • Kirghiz: Кюсю
  • Korean: 규슈
  • Lao: Kyushu
  • Latin: Ximum
  • Latvian: Kjusju
  • Lithuanian: Kiūšiū
  • Macedo-Romanian: Kyūshū
  • Macedonian: Кјушу
  • Malay: Kyūshū
  • Malayalam: ക്യൂഷൂ
  • Marathi: क्युशू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kyûsyû
  • Northern Frisian: Kyūshū
  • Norwegian: Kyushu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kyushu
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kyushu
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kyūshū
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Kyūscū
  • Ossetian: Кюсю
  • Pampanga: Kyūshū
  • Panjabi: ਕਿਊਸ਼ੂ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: کیوشو
  • Polish: Kiusiu
  • Portuguese: Kyushu
  • Quechua: Kyushu
  • Romanian: Kyushu
  • Romanian: Kyūshū
  • Russian: Киу-Сиу
  • Russian: Киу-Шиу
  • Russian: Кюсю
  • Samogitian: Kiūšiū
  • Scots: Kyushu
  • Scottish Gaelic: Kyūshū
  • Serbian: Кјушу
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kjušu
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kjūshū
  • Sinhala: කියුෂූ
  • Slovak: Kjúšu
  • Slovenian: Kjušu
  • Spanish: Kyushu
  • Spanish: Kyūshū
  • Sundanese: Kyūshū
  • Swahili: Kyushu
  • Swedish: Kyushu
  • Tagalog: Kyūshū
  • Tamil: கியூஷூ
  • Tatar: Кюсю
  • Thai: เกาะคิวชู
  • Thai: เกาะคีวชู
  • Tok Pisin: Kyushu
  • Turkish: Kyūshū
  • Uighur: كيۇسيۇ ئارىلى
  • Ukrainian: Кюсю
  • Urdu: کیوشو
  • Uzbek: Kiu
  • Uzbek: Kyusyu
  • Vietnamese: Kyushu
  • Waray (Philippines): Kyushu
  • Welsh: Kyūshū
  • Western Frisian: Kjûsjû
  • Western Panjabi: کیوشو
  • Wu Chinese: 九州岛
  • Yakut: Кюсю
  • Yiddish: קיושו
  • Yue Chinese: 九州
  • Kyushu Chiho
  • Kyūshū-chihō
  • Kyūshū Chihō
  • Кюшю
  • តំបន់ឃ្យឺស្យ៊ឺ

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