Kyushu-Okinawa Summit 2000


IssueKyushu-Okinawa Summit 2000
Date of Issue21 June 2000 (Heisei 12)
Denomination80 yen x 2
Quantity15,000,000 pairs
DesignsFlowers of Okinawa, Miyazaki and Fukuoka
Image Area25.0 x 35.5 millimeters, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet10 stamps (2 x 5)
DesignerArai Sonoko (illustrator)
LayoutMorita Motoharu (public service designer of stamps)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Nago Post Office

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

(Small Notes for the Issue)
Kyushu-Okinawa Summit 2000 meetings were held in Okinawa, Miyazaki and Fukuoka in July 2000. The financial ministers met in Fukuoka, the ministers of foreign affairs gathered in Miyazaki and the heads of the states went to Okinawa. France, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Canada, Russia, the EU and Japan participated and talked over political and economic problems. This is the fourth time for Japan to host the summit.
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