Fukuoka


Fukuoka

Fukuoka can refer to several locations in Japan:
* Fukuoka Prefecture (福岡県)
* Fukuoka, Fukuoka (福岡市), a city in Fukuoka Prefecture
* Fukuoka Airport (福岡空港), an international airport in Fukuoka city
* Fukuoka clan (福岡藩), the feudal clan who owned the Chikuzen country
* Fukuoka-Kitakyushu metropolitan area
* Fukuoka, Toyama (福岡町), a town in Toyama Prefecture
* Fukuoka, Gifu (福岡町), a town in Gifu Prefecture
* Fukuoka Castle (福岡城), Edo age castle on Fukuzaki Hill in Fukuoka City
* Fukuoka POW Camp, a prison camp during World War II
* Fukuoka is a poem by Patrick Ryan Dunn Sullivan published by Sein und Werden (London)

Fukuoka can also be a Japanese surname:
* Masanobu Fukuoka, author of "The One Straw Revolution", pioneer of no-till farming


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