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Omuta

(ō`mo͞otä) or

Omuda

(–dä), city (1990 pop. 150,453), Fukuoka prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, a port on the Amakusa Sea. With conversion from coal to petroleum in the 1960s, Omuta's coal mining decreased, which caused many problems when the land over neglected mines shifted. Omuta still has large chemical and metal industries.

Omuta

 

a city and port in Japan, on the island of Kyushu, on Shimabara Bay, in Fukuoka Prefecture. Population, 173,000 (1971). Omuta has chemical industry (production of coke, dyes, chemical fertilizers, synthetic resins, and medicines) and electrochemical industry, as well as nonferrous metallurgy and machine building. There are coal mines in the vicinity.

Omuta

a city in SW Japan, on W Kyushu on Ariake Bay: former coal-mining centre; chemical industries and manufacturing. Pop.: 139 345 (2002 est.)
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