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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Fukuoka Is Now Japan's 5th Biggest City

Above, Fukuoka Tower. Photo by Armand Vaquer.

It may have been attacked by Godzilla and Rodan, but Fukuoka City in Kyushu has risen in population to become the 5th largest among major Japan cities.

Jiji Press reported:
Fukuoka, Feb. 18 (Jiji Press)--The Fukuoka municipal government said Thursday that the southeastern Japan city's population has risen past Kobe to the fifth biggest among the 20 government ordinance-designated major cities.  
According to the Fukuoka government's own national census tally as of Oct. 1 last year, the number of residents in the city had increased by 74,767 from the previous nationwide population survey five years ago to 1,538,510.

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