Kitakyushu

geographical name
Ki·​ta·​kyu·​shu | \ kē-ˌtä-ˈkyü-(ˌ)shü How to pronounce Kitakyushu (audio) \

Definition of Kitakyushu

city and port in northern Kyushu, Japan, that was formed in 1963 by the amalgamation of the former cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata population 976,846

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