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About Japan

Map is showing Japan the island nation in eastern Asia that occupies a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Korean Peninsula, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south.

With an area of 377,915 km², scattered over 6000 islands, Japan is somewhat larger than Germany or slightly smaller than the US state of California.

The country has a population of 127 million inhabitants (2015). The national capital is Tokyo. Official language is Japanese.

Depicted on the map are Japan's main islands, from north to south: Hokkaidō(北海道), Honshū(本州) Shikoku(四国), and Kyūshū(九州), the national capital Tokyo, major cities, expressways, main roads, and major airports.

Japan shares maritime borders with: PR China, North Korea, South Korea, the Philippines, Russia, Northern Mariana Islands, and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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The map shows the location of following Japanese cities and towns:

Abashiri, Akita, Aomori, Asahikawa, Chiba, Date, Fukui, Fukuoka, Fukushima, Gifu, Hachinohe, Hakodate, Hiroshima, Kagoshima, Kamaishi, Kanazawa, Kobe, Kochi, Kumamoto, Kushiro, Kyoto, Maebashi, Matsue, Matsuyama, Mikasa, Mito, Miyazaki, Morioka, Nagano, Nagasaki, Nagoya, Nara, Nayoro, Nemuro, Niigata, Obihiro, Oita, Okayama, Osaka, Otaru, Saga, Sapporo, Sasebo, Sendai, Shizuoka, Takamatsu, Tokushima, Tokyo, Tomakomai, Tome, Tottori, Toyama, Tsu, Utsunomiya, Uwajima, Wakayama, Wakkanai, Yamagata, Yamaguchi, and Yokohama.

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