Southern Kyushu (南九州 Minami Kyūshū) is a subregion of Kyushu.
|Southern Kyushu Data|
|Sum of 3 prefectures|
|Pop Density||943.08 per km²|
Before 1963 it was called North Kyushu (Kitakyūshū, 北九州) until the city of Kitakyūshū was formed. The name of the city means North Kyushu in Japanese. To avoid confusion the name of the region was changed.
It has more of a subtropical climate than the rest of Kyushu.
- Kyushu Tourism Information, Southern Kyushu maps