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About Japan

Japan is a chain of islands located in Eastern Asia. It’s situated near the Korean Peninsula (South Korea) in the North Pacific Ocean along the Sea of Japan.

The terrain in Japan is very rugged and mountainous. The climate transitions from tropical in the south, to cool in the north.

Japan consists of 4 main islands – Honshu, Kyushu, Hokkaido and Shikoku. It’s estimated that there are over 6,800 islands in the entire archipelago of Japan.

Capital city

Tokyo

Major Cities

Fukuoka
Hakodate
Hiroshima
Kobe
Kochi
Kushiro
Kyoto
Miyazaki
Nagano
Nagasaki
Nagoya
Naha
Osaka
Sakata
Sapporo
Sendai

Cities, towns and villages

Akita
Aomori
Asahikawa
Fukui
Fukushima
Gifu
Hachinohe
Hachioji
Hamamatsu
Hirosaki
Iwaki
Kagoshima
Kanazawa
Kanoya
Kawagoe
Kawasaki
Kitakyushu
Kitami
Kofu
Koriyama
Kumamoto
Kure
Maebashi
Maizuru
Matsue
Matsumoto
Matsuyama
Mito
Morioka
Muroran
Nagaoka
Niigata
Obihiro
Oita
Okayama
Otaru
Otsu
Sasebo
Shimonoseki
Shizuoka
Takamatsu
Takaoka
Tokushima
Tomakomai
Tottori
Toyama
Tsu
Tsuruoka
Utsunomiya
Wakayama
Yamagata
Yokohama

Seas, straits and bays

East China Sea
Inner Sea
Korea Strait
North Pacific Ocean
Philippine Sea
Sea of Japan
Sea of Okhotsk
Tsugaru Strait
Uchiura Bay

Prefectures in Japan

Aichi
Akita
Aomori
Chiba
Ehime
Fukui
Fukuoka
Fukushima
Gifu
Gunma
Hiroshima
Hokkaido
Hyogo
Ibaraki
Ishikawa
Iwate
Kagawa
Kagoshima
Kanagawa
Kōchi
Kumamoto
Kyoto
Mie
Miyagi
Miyazaki
Nagano
Nagasaki
Nara
Niigata
Oita
Okayama
Okinawa
Osaka
Saga
Saitama
Shiga
Shimane
Shizuoka
Tochigi
Tokushima
Tokyo
Tottori
Toyama
Wakayama
Yamagata
Yamaguchi
Yamanashi

Eastern Asia

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