"Fukuoka" Fukuoka by kiwigal_1
Fukuoka Travel Guide: 258 reviews and 448 photos
Fukuoka City is the largest city in Fukuoka Prefecture which has a population of nearly 5 million people. Fukuoka City was voted one of the best places in the world to live and is a large, international city.
It has great services, nightlife and culture for both the tourist and the resident.
Fukuoka City is host to a national Sumo tournament once a year and is host to the champion Daiei Hawks baseball team. In 1999 the World Fina Swimming Championships were held here.
The telephone code for Japan is 81 and for Fukuoka is 092
Fukuoka City is the sister city of Auckland, New Zealand (where I come from!) and Hawaii, USA.
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