Yatsushiro

Yatsushiro

(yätso͞o`shĭrō), city (1990 pop. 108,135), Kumamoto prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, on Yatsushiro Bay and the Kuma River estuary. It is a major commercial center and fishing port producing cement, paper, and rayon.
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Yatsushiro

 

a city and port on the west coast of Kyushu Island, in Kumamoto Prefecture. Population, 102,000 (1970). Yatsushiro is the center of a developing industrial region. It has pulp and paper, cement, and food-processing industries.

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The Kureko Kodai Odori ancient dance from the Gokanosho Kureko district of Yatsushiro, Kumamoto Prefecture, has been designated as a prefectural important intangible folk culture asset.
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Anthropologist Toshio Yatsushiro's informants in Iqaluit asked him rhetorically if the police were going to start shooting Inuit when there were no dogs left to kill.
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Mud hoppers, known as Mutsuguro, live in mudflats of the Ariake and Yatsushiro seas in the Kyushu region.