Shimonoseki

Shimonoseki has been at the center of Japanese history for centuries, but it's best known to culinary daredevils as the home of fugu, a pufferfish as cute looking as it is potentially lethal.
Photo: Sanjo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
Station is a railway station on the Sanyo Main Line, operated by West Japan Railway Company in , Yamaguchi, Japan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Photo: そらみみ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
Photo: Hide-sp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinto shrine
is a Shinto shrine in Shimonoseki, , . Photo: 설총, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a ward of the city of Kitakyūshū in .

Shimonoseki

Latitude
33.9577° or 33° 57' 27.8" north
Longitude
130.9415° or 130° 56' 29.6" east
Population
263,000
United Nations Location Code
JP SHS
Open­Street­Map ID
node 697538044
Geo­Names ID
1852225
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Shimonoseki
  • Arabic: Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi
  • Arabic: شيمونوسكي
  • Arabic: شيمونوسكي، ياماغوتشي
  • Arabic: شيمونوسيكي
  • Arabic: شيمونوسيكي، ياماغوتشي
  • Armenian: Սիմոնոսեկի
  • Azerbaijani: Şimonoseki
  • Basque: Shimonoseki
  • Belarusian: Сіманасекі
  • Bengali: সিমোনোসেকি
  • Bulgarian: Шимоносеки
  • Catalan: Shimonoseki
  • Cebuano: Shimonoseki
  • Chechen: Симоносеки
  • Chinese: Simonoseki-chhī
  • Chinese: 下关
  • Chinese: 下关市
  • Chinese: 下關
  • Chinese: 下關市
  • Chinese: 赤間關
  • Chinese: 馬關
  • Czech: Šimonoseki
  • Danish: Shimonoseki
  • Dutch: Shimonoseki
  • Egyptian Arabic: شيمونوسيكى، ياماجوتشى
  • Esperanto: Ŝimonoseki
  • Estonian: Akamagaseki
  • Estonian: Shimonoseki
  • Finnish: Shimonoseki
  • French: Shimonoseki
  • Galician: Shimonoseki
  • German: Akamagaseki
  • German: Bakan
  • German: Shimonoseki
  • Greek: Σιμονοσέκι
  • Gujarati: શિમોનોઝ્કી
  • Hakka Chinese: Shimonoseki
  • Hausa: Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi
  • Hebrew: שימונוסקי
  • Hindi: शिमोनोसेकि
  • Indonesian: Shimonoseki
  • Irish: Shimonoseki
  • Italian: Shimonoseki
  • Japanese: Shimonoseki-shi
  • Japanese: しものせきし
  • Japanese: 下関市
  • Japanese: 赤間関
  • Japanese: 赤間関区
  • Japanese: 赤間関市
  • Japanese: 赤間關市
  • Japanese: 赤馬関
  • Japanese: 馬関
  • Kannada: ಷಿಮೋನೋಸ್ಕಿ
  • Korean: 산구현 하관시
  • Korean: 시모노세키
  • Korean: 시모노세키 시
  • Korean: 시모노세키시
  • Korean: 야마구치현 시모노세키시
  • Korean: 야마구치 현 시모노세키 시
  • Korean: 하관시
  • Latvian: Šimonoseki
  • Literary Chinese: 下關市
  • Lithuanian: Simonesekis
  • Macedo-Romanian: Shimonoseki
  • Malagasy: Shimonoseki
  • Malay: Shimonoseki
  • Marathi: शिमोनोजी
  • Mazanderani: شیمونوسکی، یاماگوچی
  • Min Nan Chinese: Simonoseki-chhī
  • Norwegian: Shimonoseki
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shimonoseki
  • Persian: شیمونوسکی
  • Persian: شیمونوسکی، یاماگوچی
  • Polish: Shimonoseki
  • Portuguese: Shimonoseki
  • Romanian: Shimonoseki
  • Russian: Симоносеки
  • Russian: Симоносэки
  • Scots: Shimonoseki
  • Serbian: Šimonoseki
  • Serbian: Шимоносеки
  • Serbian: 下関市
  • Serbo-Croatian: Shimonoseki
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šimonoseki
  • Sinhala: ශිමොනොසෙකි
  • South Azerbaijani: شیمونوسکی، یاماقوچی
  • Spanish: Shimonoseki
  • Spanish: Shimonoseki Yamaguchi
  • Swedish: Shimonoseki
  • Tagalog: Shimonoseki
  • Tagalog: Syimonoseki
  • Tajik: Şimonoseki
  • Tajik: Шимоносеки
  • Tamil: ஷிமோனோசேக்கி
  • Tatar: Симоносеки
  • Tatar: Чимоносеки
  • Telugu: షిమోనోసెకి
  • Thai: ชิโมะโนะเซะกิ
  • Thai: ชิโมโนเซกิ
  • Tumbuka: Shimonoseki
  • Turkish: Shimonoseki
  • Turkish: Şimonoseki
  • Ukrainian: Сімоносекі
  • Ukrainian: Шімоносекі
  • Urdu: شیمونوسیکی، یاماگوچی
  • Vietnamese: Hạ Quan thị
  • Vietnamese: Shimonoseki
  • Waray (Philippines): Shimonoseki
  • Welsh: Shimonoseki
  • Wu Chinese: 下关市
  • Yue Chinese: 下關
  • Simonoseki

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