Futtsu, Chiba Prefecture, Kantō Region, Japan

🇯🇵 Futtsu (富津市) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Futtsu is located in the southern part of Chiba prefecture, about 40 km from the prefectural capital at Chiba and 40 to 50 km from the centre of Tokyo. It is on the south-west coast of Bōsō Peninsula, facing the Uraga Channel at the southern end of Tokyo Bay. Cape Futtsu protrudes into Tokyo Bay, and the coastal areas are part of the Minami Bōsō Quasi-National Park. Although considered to be within the Kantō Plain, inland areas of the city are hilly.

Economy Futtsu has a mixed economy based on commercial fishing, agriculture, tourism, and electrical power generation.The Futtsu Power Station is one of the largest thermal power plants in the world. The southern portion of the city is within the Keiyo Industrial Zone, with metal products, general machinery and equipment manufacturing factories.

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Futtsu has a population of over 42,476 people. Futtsu also forms part of the wider Chiba Prefecture which has a population of over 6,278,060 people. Futtsu is situated 40 km from Chiba.

Twin Towns, Sister Cities Futtsu has links with: 🇺🇸 Carlsbad, California.

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