As of July 2011, Fukuoka is Japan's sixth largest city, having passed the population of Kyoto. Since the founding of Kyoto in 794, this marks the first time that a city west of the Kinki region has a larger population than Kyoto. In ancient times, however, the area near Fukuoka, the Chikushi region, was thought by some historians to have possibly been even more influential than the Yamato region.
Exchanges from the continent and the Northern Kyushu area date as far back as Old Stone Age. It has been thought that waves of immigrants arrived in Northern Kyushu from mainland Asia. Several Kofun exist.
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... with over 100 pieces of art from other finalists ... The expo included entries from a large group of colleges in Japan, including visual arts and design colleges from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.
Last fall, a group of A-bomb survivors in Fukuoka reached out to Kyushu Sangyo University and asked that art-course students there create painting works to be used when they speak to school children about the devastation caused by the attacks.
Gyoji Nomiyama, an oil painter who led the postwar art world with his free, abstract style, died of heart failure in Fukuoka on June 22 ... painting at the predecessor of the Tokyo University of the Arts.
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Hosts Japan earned places in three finals after day one of the Karate 1-Premier League leg in Fukuoka. The home side was in fine form as the martial art returned to the sport's birth country following its sole Olympic appearance at Tokyo 2020.
... leg of the season in Fukuoka. The event at Fukuoka Kokusai Centre will see the martial art return to Japan - the birthplace of the sport - following its sole Olympic Games appearance at Tokyo 2020.