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see FukuokaFukuoka
, city (1990 pop. 1,237,062), capital of Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on Hakata Bay. An important seaport, airport hub, and railway terminus, it is one of the largest and most prosperous cities on Kyushu.
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Hakata Shipbuilding has been seeking to obtain advanced container ship-related technologies, including energy-saving features.
Second, natural trade routes, crossroads, or "loci of action" such as Hakata always tended to attract political power(s) and encouraged the drawing of boundaries.
2) In the east side of the reclaimed lands, for example, in Hakozaki wharf, dredged soil composed of sand, silt, and clay, which was supplied from the sea bed of Hakata Bay, was reclaimed by a pumping method, and the fine content and clay content of the sediment soil are variable in the reclaimed land.
Fukuoka government sources said the Transport Ministry has said it will fully cooperate in the preparation of related port facilities at Hakata.
To make Hakata dolls, the clay should be smooth and fine," explains the artist.
Since its first project in Japan, Canal City Hakata which at the time it opened in 1996 was the largest private development in the country, Jerde has continued to revolutionize retail by integrating a full mix of uses, connecting to mass transit hubs, and establishing parks and other open spaces.
Later in the evening we explored the night stalls of Hakata along the river.
JR West said that, the 500 Type EVA trainset will be operating a daily round trip until March 2017, forming Kodama 730 leaving Hakata at 06.
At a ceremony before the departure of the first train at Hakata Station, JR Kyushu President Koji Karaike said the service marks "a new start for train journeys in Japan.
Services on the Kyushu Shinkansen Line between Hakata and Kumamoto were temporarily suspended, while expressways were briefly closed to traffic.
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It also pointed out that Fukuoka's international airport has served as a gateway to the rest of Asia and that its Hakata port now handles 50 percent more cargo than it did six years ago.