Kirishima is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Kirishima has the second-largest population of the cities in Kagoshima Prefecture. It is a crossroads for commerce between Kagoshima and Miyazaki Prefectures. It offers “consistently clear skies. Very little industry in the area, little light pollution.”
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