alternative words: Fuchushi city, Fuchushi, Fuchu shi, Fuchu
keywords: tokyo, town
related topics: Tokyo prefecture , Saitama prefecture , Tama river , Kofu city , Keio electric railway
related web sites: http://www.city.fuchu.tokyo.jp
explanation: Located in the west of Tokyo near Tama river, Fuchu was chosen as capital of Musashi state, actual Tokyo and Saitama prefectures in 645. During Edo period, Fuchu was prosperous as post town of Koshu road which connected Tokyo with Kofu but its real development began when many military factories had been installed during world war II. There exist a horse race track (Tokyo keibajo) , a prison and a cemetery (Tama reien) for citizens of Tokyo. The population is 220,000.
alternative words: Fujikyuhighland, Fujikyu highland park, Fujikyu park
related topics: Yamanashi prefecture , Fujiyoshida city , Mt. Fuji , Lake Kawaguchi
related web sites: http://www.fujikyu.co.jp/fuji-q.html
explanation: Located between lake Kawaguchi and Mt Fuji near Fujiyoshida city, Fujikyu highland is notorious for a bunch of jet coasters, especially Fujiyama coaster which is the biggest in Japan. You can reach there in 2 hours from Shinjuku station by train (you have to change the train at Otsuki station), or by car via Chuo express road.
alternative words: Fujisawashi city, Fujisawashi, Fujisawa shi, Fujisawa
keywords: kanagawa, tourist resort, town
related topics: Kanagawa prefecture , Enoshima , Odakyu electric railway
related web sites: http://www.city.fujisawa.kanagawa.jp
explanation: Located in the south-east of Kanagawa prefecture, Fujisawa developed as temple town of Yugyoji and post town of Tokaido road during Edo period while the southern sector on Sagami bay around Enoshima has become a big summer resort since 20th century. The opening of Tokaido and Odakyu Enoshima railways has made Fujisawa an important commuter suburb and industry town such as automobile, machinery and foodstuff. The population is 367,000.
alternative words: Fuji Yoshida city, Fujiyoshidashi, Fuji-Yoshida-shi, Fuji Yoshida shi
related topics: Yamanashi prefecture , Mt. Fuji , Lake Kawaguchi , Fujikyu highland , Kofu city , Kamakura city
related web sites: http://www.city.fujiyoshida.yamanashi.jp
explanation: Located on the northern skirt of Mt Fuji, in Yamanashi prefecture, it has developed as shrine town of Sengen-jinja and post town of Kamakura road which had connected Kofu and Kamakura. Silk cloth of the region is well known. It is also a tourist base for Mt Fuji and lake Kawaguchi located nearby. You can get there via Fujikyu railroad or branch of Chuo expressway from Otsuki city.
alternative words: Fukuiken prefecture, Fukuiken, Fukui-ken, Fukui ken, Fukui
related topics: Mihama city
related web sites: http://www.pref.fukui.jp
explanation: Fukui prefecture occupies the north-western part of Chubu region facing Japanese Sea. Its surface is 4,191 km2 and the population 0.8 million. The prefectural office is at Fukui City. The northern plain is suitable for rice culture while in the southern part which has a rias type coast, fishing is prosperous. Fukui is traditionally a region of textile industry. Recently, many nuclear plants have been implemented in the southern region due to the vicinity to densely populated Kinki region.
alternative words: Fukuoka international airport
keywords: airport, kyushu
related topics: Fukuoka city , Kyushu island
related web sites: http://www.fuk-ab.co.jp
explanation: Located near the center of Fukuoka city, its access is extremely easy: 5 minutes by subway and 15 minutes by taxi from the city center. It operates liaisons not only with principal Kyushu and Japanese cities but also main Asian cities, Hawaii and Guam.
alternative words: Fukuokashi city, Fukuokashi, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka shi, Hakata, Fukuoka
keywords: g8, harbor, kyushu, town
related topics: Fukuoka Prefecture , Fukuoka airport
related web sites: http://www.city.fukuoka.jp , http://www.yado.co.jp/kankou/fukuoka/fukudai/fudaiindex.htm , http://www.hikyaku.com/summit/fukuokag.html
explanation: Capital of Fukuoka Prefecture and one of the major cities of Kyushu region. Historically the city is composed of 2 sectors: Hakata had been a harbor and merchant town which commanded the communication between Japan and the continent since the 7th century while Fukuoka proper had developed as a castle town of seignior Kuroda during Edo period. The actual Fukuoka comes from a merger of these 2 towns. The population is about 1.3 million.
alternative words: Fukuokaken prefecture, Fukuoka, Fukuokaken, Fukuoka-ken, Fukuoka ken
keywords: g8, kyushu, prefecture
related topics: Fukuoka City , Kitakyushu city , Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine , Nishi-nippon railroad , Kanmon bridge
related web sites: http://www.pref.fukuoka.jp
explanation: Fukuoka prefecture occupies the northern part of Kyushu region, facing Japanese Sea. Its surface is 4,959 km2 and the population 4.7 millions. The prefectural office is at Fukuoka City. Though nearly exhausted, thanks to coal mine, the northern region has become the fourth industry aria in Japan after Nagoya. In the southern region, the farmers are cultivating rice, fruits and vegetables. As one of the old political centers of Japan, there are many tourist spots like town of Dazaifu.
alternative words: Fukuroishi city, Fukuroishi, Fukuroi shi, Fukuroi
keywords: town, world cup
related topics: Shizuoka prefecture , Hamamatsu city
related web sites: http://www.city.fukuroi.shizuoka.jp
explanation: Located in the west of Shizuoka prefecture near Hamamatsu, Fukuroi developed as a post town of Tokaido road which linked Tokyo and Kyoto during Edo period. Its main activity is essentially agriculture: tea, melon, rice. Fire festival and tree peony of Kasuisai temple are well known. Some matches of soccer world cup 2002 will be organized there. The population is 57,000.
alternative words: Fukushimashi city, Fukushimashi, Fukushima-shi, Fukushima shi, Fukushima
keywords: tohoku, town
related topics: Fukushima prefecture
related web sites: http://www.city.fukushima.fukushima.jp
explanation: Located at the center of Fukushima basin, in the northern Fukushima prefecture, its capital is settled there. Fukushima had developed as a castle and post town of Oshu road during the middle ages. The main industries are fodd processing, machinery and textile. The surrounding area is cultivated fruits such as apples, pears and peaches. It owns many hot springs such as Iizaka and Tsuchiyu, and is a tourist base to Mounts Azuma and Adatara, too. The population is 284,000.