see KitakyushuKitakyushu
, city (1990 pop. 1,026,455), Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on the Shimonoseki Strait between the Inland Sea and the Korea Strait. It was formed in 1963 by the union of the cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata (or Yahata), which are now wards.
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(also Yawata), a city in Japan, on the northern coast of Kyushu Island; since 1963 a ward in the city of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture. Population, 347,000 (1970). Industry in the shore area includes port facilities, the Yahata Iron and Steel Works, and plants for the manufacture of coke by-products, cement, silica brick, and electric motors.


, Yahata
a former city in Japan, on N Kyushu: merged with Moji, Kokura, Tobata, and Wakamatsu in 1963 to form Kitakyushu
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