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Nagasaki (prefecture)

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Nagasaki (prefecture)
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Quick Facts
Capital Nagasaki
Government Japanese Prefecture
Currency Japanese Yen (¥)
Area 4,105.47 km2
Population 1,407,904(2012 est)
Language Japanese(No official language)
Religion n/a
Electricity 100V/50 or 60Hz (U.S. plug, commonly 2-prong without ground)
Time Zone UTC +9(No DST)

Nagasaki prefecture (長崎県 Nagasaki-ken, [1]) is on the island of Kyushu, Japan.



  • Nagasaki — an international port city of rich history and tragedy.
  • Sasebo is the second largest city in Nagasaki. Sasebo has American culture because there is an American military base in Sasebo.
  • Shimabara
  • Hirado

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  • Tsushima is a famous island between the Japanese island of Kyushu and the Korean Peninsula.


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China Eastern Airlines and Korean Air are operating from Shanghai and Seoul, but these flights are not served daily. You should check the flight schedule beforehand if you are to use these international flights.

On the other hand, there are many domestic flighets to Nagasaki every day. You can fly directly from Tokyo Haneda Airport (by JAL, ANA and SNA), Osaka Itami Airport (by JAL and ANA), Nagoya Centrair Airport (by ANA), Nagoya Komaki Airport (by JAL) and Okinawa Naha Airport (by ANA). Oriental Air Bridge, a local airline of Nagasaki, is operating the flight from Miyazaki, Kagoshima and neighboring island -Tsushima, Gotou and Iki- , with prop jet.

JR railway company provides express service from adjacent prefectures. From Hakata Station in Fukuoka or Tosu Station in Saga, you can use the Limited Express "KAMOME"(to Nagasaki), "MIDORI"(to Sasebo) or "Huis Ten Bosch"(to Huistenbosch Resort in Sasebo).

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