|Governor||Hiroshi Ogawa (since April 2011)|
|Area (rank)||4,971.01 km² (29th)|
|- % water||2.3%|
|Population (September 1, 2010)|
|- Population||5,071,732 (9th)|
|- Density||1,020.26 /km²|
|- Flower||Ume blossom (Prunus mume)|
|- Tree||Azalea (Rhododendron tsutsusi)|
|- Bird||Japanese Bush Warbler (Cettia diphone)|
Symbol of Fukuoka Prefecture
|Template ■ Discussion|
There are 28 cities in the prefecture:
Towns and villagesEdit
These are the towns and villages in each district of the prefecture
National Parks are established in about 18% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and TemplesEdit
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Fukuoka-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 218; Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Fukuoka Prefecture, Regional Information Archived 2012-12-31 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-4-6.
- Nussbaum, "Fukuoka" at p. 218.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Davis, Paul K. (2001). 100 decisive battles: from ancient times to the present, pp. 145-147; the noun "Bun'ei" means the Japanese era name (nengō) for a time period started in February 1264 and ended in April 1275
- Davis, p. 147; the noun "Kōan" means the Japanese era name for a time period which started in February 1278 and ended in April 1288.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-13.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-2-4.
Media related to Fukuoka prefecture at Wikimedia Commons
- Fukuoka Prefecture website (in English); (in Japanese)
- http://www.kyushu.com/fukuoka/ Archived 2005-02-03 at the Wayback Machine
- http://diddlefinger.com/m/fukuokaken/ Archived 2011-08-14 at the Wayback Machine