About Fukuoka City

About

Fukuoka

Fukuoka City has a population of about 1.5 million, and a land area of about 343 square kilometers.

With an excellent natural harbor and a geographic location close to the Asian continent, Hakata Port has been an international trade center for a long time.

Nowadays, with the port and the convenience that Fukuoka Airport has bought, the city flourishes as the commercial center of Kyushu.

Many traditional festivals of the region, including Hakata Dontaku, Hakata Yamakasa, and Hakata Okunchi, are highly popular with tourists.