Kumamoto Japan

Kumamoto

Kumamoto is the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan.

As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 737,812 and a population density of 1,900 persons per km2. The total area is 389.53 km2.

Greater Kumamoto (熊本都市圏) had a population of 1,460,000, as of the 2000 census. As of 2010, Kumamoto Metropolitan Employment Area has a GDP of US$39.8 billion. It is not considered part of the FukuokaKitakyushu metropolitan area, despite their shared border. The city was designated on April 1, 2012 by government ordinance.

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