Nobeoka nōbāō´kä [key], city (1990 pop. 130,624), Miyazaki prefecture, E Kyushu, Japan, on the mouth of the Gokase River. It is a commercial and fishing port and a production center for chemicals, foodstuffs, and textiles.

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