Global 1000 Atlas map of
Kumamoto, Japan

Map of Kumamoto,

Data for Kumamoto, Japan

World Rank 428
Country Rank 15
Administrative Region Kumamoto
Country Japan
Country Codes ISO 3166-1: JP
GEC (formerly FIPS10-4): JA
Latitude/Longitude (WGS-84) 32°47'18" N, 130°42'53" E (deg/min/sec)
32.7885, 130.715 (decimal)
Population Estimate 730,416
Other Names & Exonyms (foreign names) 熊本 (Japanese), كوماموتو (Arabic), 熊本市 (Chinese), 구마모토 (Korean), คุมาโมโต (Thai)

Map of Kumamoto, Japan

Map of Kumamoto, Japan from the Global 1000 Atlas

World Population – 8 billion and counting…

On 15 November 2022, the global population symbolically reached 8 billion, as the result of major improvements in public health that have lowered the risk of dying and increased life expectancy. But the moment is also a clarion call for humanity to look beyond the numbers and meet its shared responsibility to protect people and the planet, starting with the most vulnerable.

“Unless we bridge the yawning chasm between the global haves and have-nots, we are setting ourselves up for an 8-billion-strong world filled with tensions and mistrust, crisis and conflict”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

UN – Day of Eight Billion (
BBC News – How the World got to 8 billion people (
Visual Capitalist – Visualized: The world’s population at 8 billion (

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