Asakura, Fukuoka facts for kids
In 660-661, the town of Asakura was briefly the capital of Japan when Empress Saimei moved her court to Asakura no Tachibana no Hironiwa Palace or Asakure no Tachibana no Hironiwa-no-miya.
In 2006, the town merged with the former city of Amagi and the town of Haki. A new city named Asakura was formed.
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