Kokuraminami-ku, Kitakyūshū

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Location of Kokuraminami-ku in Kitakyūshū
Kokuraminami-ku Ward Government Building
Hiraodai karst plateau in Kokura Minami ward

Kokuraminami-ku (小倉南区) is a ward of Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, Japan. It is the southern part of what used to be Kokura City, which was merged into Kitakyūshū city when the latter was created out of the merger of five cities in 1963. At this time Kokura was divided into North and South wards.

Kokuraminami ward is mainly rural and undeveloped, and includes the Hiraodai karst plateau and Sugao no taki (waterfall). However, it also includes the present airport and the airport buildings of the new Kitakyūshū Airport, and Shimosone shopping mall.

Population (2000 national census): 213,741
Area: 170.25 km² (includes northern part of the new airport island)

Sugao no taki waterfall is cool in midsummer


StarFlyer has its headquarters on the grounds of Kitakyūshū Airport in Kokuraminami-ku.[1]


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  1. ^ "会社概要." StarFlyer. Retrieved on December 20, 2010. "本社 〒800-0306 福岡県北九州市小倉南区空港北町6番 北九州空港スターフライヤー本社ビル"

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Media related to Kokuraminami-ku, Kitakyūshū at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 33°50′47″N 130°53′5″E / 33.84639°N 130.88472°E / 33.84639; 130.88472