Location: southern part of Northern Kyushu
|Population||Area||Administrative Organization||Budget (CNY)||Educational Institutions||Climate||Establishment of Sister City Relations|
|34,000||46.07㎢||JPY 12,362 million||8 Schools (elementary, middle and high schools)||Temperate Climate||July 1999|
Abundance of mineral resources such as limestones, granite and silica. Agriculture and horticulture are developed in the southwestern regions and coast industries are developed around a port in the east coast.