KUMAMOTO
my wonderful hometown
ABOUT KUMAMOTO
• Area: 7,404,14
• Total population: 1,828,840
• Municipality: 48 (city: 14 county: 10   town: 26
  village...
CLIMATE
• It is warm but a wide range of temperature
  between summer and winter.
• Little snow and snowfall.
• In summer,...
ORIGIN OF NAME
• Kiyomasa Kato who was
  ordered to go to kumamoto
  by Hideyoshi Toyotomi used
  ‘    ’.
• Before that ‘K...
CASTLE
• One of the famous castles in Japan.
• Build: About 1469~87.
• Another name is Ginnan(ginkgo nut) castle,
   Karas...
Food

• There are some specialty
  foods in Kumamoto.
• Basashi
• Hitomojiguruguru
• Karashirenkon
• Taipi-en
CALDERA
• Active volcano in Mt. Aso
• It is the biggest scale in the world
• It means hollow was made by working
  volcano...
Boshita~Festival~
•   We have festival, Boshita.

•   It is held in Respect-for-
    the-Aged-day.

•   More than 60 group...
TRIVIA
• Kumamoto is forth in a ranking list of
  millionaires.
• Farming: Tomatoes, watermelons, mandarin
  oranges and r...
That’s all!!!




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about.kumamoto

  1. 1. KUMAMOTO my wonderful hometown
  2. 2. ABOUT KUMAMOTO • Area: 7,404,14 • Total population: 1,828,840 • Municipality: 48 (city: 14 county: 10 town: 26 village: 8) • Symbol tree: Camphor tree • Symbol flower: Gentian • Symbol bird: Lark
  3. 3. CLIMATE • It is warm but a wide range of temperature between summer and winter. • Little snow and snowfall. • In summer, temperature is over 35℃ surround kumamoto city. • There is a lot of snowfall in the Aso district every winter.
  4. 4. ORIGIN OF NAME • Kiyomasa Kato who was ordered to go to kumamoto by Hideyoshi Toyotomi used ‘ ’. • Before that ‘Kumamoto’ was ‘ ’ •‘ ’ means fear and people think it was not suitable. So they change the letter from ‘ ’ to ‘ ’.
  5. 5. CASTLE • One of the famous castles in Japan. • Build: About 1469~87. • Another name is Ginnan(ginkgo nut) castle, Karasu(crow) castle. • Origin of name, Ginnan castle, after ginkgo nut tree around castle. • It is a special historic site.
  6. 6. Food • There are some specialty foods in Kumamoto. • Basashi • Hitomojiguruguru • Karashirenkon • Taipi-en
  7. 7. CALDERA • Active volcano in Mt. Aso • It is the biggest scale in the world • It means hollow was made by working volcano • In spanish, caldera means pan.
  8. 8. Boshita~Festival~ • We have festival, Boshita. • It is held in Respect-for- the-Aged-day. • More than 60 groups take part in. • Formal name is Fujisakihatimanguu syuuki reitaisai. • Rallying cry is ‘Do-kai, do- kai’ •
  9. 9. TRIVIA • Kumamoto is forth in a ranking list of millionaires. • Farming: Tomatoes, watermelons, mandarin oranges and rushes. • Fishery: Cultivation; Prawn, laver and pearl. • Industry: Solar battery
  10. 10. That’s all!!! Thank you for your attention

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