Kurume

Kurume

(ko͞oro͞o`mā), city (1990 pop. 228,347), Fukuoka prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, on the Chikugo Plain. It is a commercial and agricultural center and manufactures rubber and cotton goods. Kurume is a former castle town.

Kurume

 

a city in Japan, southwest of Kyushu Island, situated on the Chikugo River in the Fukuoka Prefecture. Population, 192,400 (1970). It is an old center of the hand-woven cotton industry, producing the high-quality “Kurume” fabrics. The city also manufactures electrical machines, gourmet dairy foods, radiotechnological apparatus, chemicals, and tires.

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Noc-K has already settled for Japan's Kurume City to host Kenya's pre-Olympic Games camp."It's a very generous gesture and we remain grateful to the government and embassy of Japan.
About 300 millimetres of rain had been dumped on the cities of Tosu and Kurume on Kyushu for 12 hours until 10 am (0100 GMT), according to the Meteorological Agency.
The 'Kurume' hybrid azaleas grow to a medium height, usually from two to four feet high and three to five feet wide.
And this activity is not confined to the UK: there will be exhibitions at Harvard's Houghton Library, at the Yale Center for British Art, and at the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo (which travels to Kurume and Osaka), as well as conferences in Venice, Pau, and San Marino.
Twenty-six patients with AIDS and PCP have been registered in the Kurume University Hospital between 1999 and 2018.
After conducting retrospective surveillance, the Kurume city government in Fukuoka prefecture announced that a foodborne outbreak occurred in a business office on January 25 that was attributable to a nori product with the same expiration date as the nori implicated in outbreaks 1-5.
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and Associate Professor Jun Akiba, Department of Pathology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan, for his constructive and helpful suggestions/comments and correct diagnoses.
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The goal of the collaboration with Sports Garden Corporation (Kurume, Fukuoka pref., Japan), which develops sports related amusement facilities, was to recreate the jukebox experience in bowling alleys.