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, city (1990 pop. 1,026,455), Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on the Shimonoseki Strait between the Inland Sea and the Korea Strait. It was formed in 1963 by the union of the cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata (or Yahata), which are now wards.
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a former city in Japan, on N Kyushu: merged with Moji, Kokura, Tobata, and Wakamatsu in 1963 to form Kitakyushu
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KYOTO - A clergyman of a Christian church in Yawata, Kyoto
Prefecture, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually molesting a 12-year-old girl who was a member of his congregation, police said.
In Yawata, Kyoto
Prefecture, access to the network and failure of data transmission continued until past 5 p.
A woman in Yawata, Kyoto
Prefecture, has been arrested on suspicion of harassing a neighbor with repeated silent phone calls after they argued over garbage, police said Wednesday.