Fukuoka Prefectural Government
Department of Environmental Affairs
Local Governments and Related Organizations
Water Quality Improvement / Water Management Technology
Fukuoka prefecture is located in the northern part of Kyushu, which is in the southwest of Japan. It is geographically close to the rest of Asia and has developed as an open gateway to Asia since ancient times. The area of the prefecture is about 5,000 km², and the population is about 5.1 million. The prefecture has two government ordinance designated cities, Kitakyushu, which is also a model SDGs city where industrial and environmental industries are concentrated, and Fukuoka City where commercial facilities are concentrated and wholesale and retail, and service industries flourish.