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Nobeoka

(nōbāō`kä), city (1990 pop. 130,624), Miyazaki prefecture, E Kyushu, Japan, on the mouth of the Gokase River. It is a commercial and fishing port and a production center for chemicals, foodstuffs, and textiles.

Nobeoka

 

a city in Japan on the east coast of the island of Kyushu, located at the mouth of the Gokase River, in Miyazaki Prefecture. Population, 128,300 (1970). A transportation junction, Nobeoka is a major center for the chemical industry and the manufacture of synthetic fibers. Cement and foodstuffs are also produced in the city.

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