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Sisterhood Cities

Munakata City, Fukuoka, Japan

Location : located in the north Fukuoka prefecture of Kyushu in the Southern part of Japan
(Located between the Fuluoka and Chikuzen Prefectures)

Basic Information

Population Area Administrative
Organization
Climate No.
of Korean
Residents
Mayor
Average
Annual
Temperature
Average
Annual
Precipitation
Approximately
95,000
119.65㎢ 8 Bureaus
33 Departments
65 Sections
15.1℃ 1,639㎜ Approximately
250
Hiromi Tanil
(谷井 博美)

Date of Sisterhood Signing : April 22, 1992 (Establishment of Sisterhood Relationship)

Characteristics of the City

  • [Major Industry]  Typical Rural City centered on the Agricultural and Commercial Industries
  • [Characteristics]
    • Historical city home to the heyday of Japanese Yayoi Culture
    • Educational city home to famous universities, including the branch school of National Fukuoka University
    • The central river through the city center leads to the Tsushima Strait
    • Neighboring cities with over 1 million residents to the north and south, the city is experiencing rapid modernization and internationalization. Furthermore, the rich cultural and sports infrastructure makes it an ideal residential city.

Key Areas of Exchange : Sports, Culture, Education and Administrative Exchange

Tourist Destinations

  • Munakata: General Public Welfare Center
  • Munakata Yurix: General Sports and Cultural Facility
  • 아스티 21, 쇼우스케 후루사또 무라, House of the Working Woman, Temples, Shrines

Others

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