Kyūshū is the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. The climate is slightly warmer and more tropical than Honshu, and the southern and eastern coasts are regularly battered by typhoons each year.

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Fukuoka is the capital of Fukuoka prefecture and the largest city on the island of Kyushu.

Kumamoto is the capital of Kumamoto prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. It is notable for the impressive Kumamoto Castle The city is home to about 730,000 people.

Yakushima is an island off the south east coast of Kyushu next to Tanegashima and north of Okinawa in Japan.

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Kagoshima prefecture is the southernmost prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

Fukuoka prefecture is the most populous prefecture of Kyushu, Japan with a population of over 5 million.

Kumamoto is a prefecture on the island of Kyushu, in Japan. There are several unique traditional foods in Kumamoto prefecture.

Ōita prefecture is a prefecture of Kyushu, Japan. Onsens! Onsens! Onsens! This is certainly what this Prefecture is famous for but there is a lot more offer from ancient Buddhist images to theme parks.

Nagasaki prefecture is on the island of Kyushu, Japan. China Eastern Airlines and Korean Air are operating from Shanghai and Seoul, but these flights are not served daily.

Saga is a small and rustic prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is famous for pottery and pre-historic village ruins.

Miyazaki prefecture is on the southern Japanese island of Kyushu.

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