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An archipelago in the Pacific, Japan is separated from the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. It is approximately the size of Montana. Japan's four main islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. The Ryukyu chain to the southwest was U.S.-occupied from 1945 to 1972, when it reverted to Japanese control, and the Kurils to the northeast are Russian-occupied.
North-east Asia. Japan is a chain of islands which lies off the north-east coast of Asia. The Sea of Japan separates the islands from the C.I.S., China and South and North Korea. The Pacific Ocean is to the east. The main island is Honshu, with Hokkaido island to the north, Shikoku and Kyushu islands to the south. Sakhalin island (C.I.S) is to the north of Hokkaido.
Strategic location in northeast Asia.
Varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north.
Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka Nagoya, Sapporo, Kyoto, Kobe, Fukuoka, Kawasaki, Hiroshima, Kitakyusho.
Tone, Ishikarai, Shinano, Kitakami
Places to Visit
Tokyo, Chiba, Fukuoka, Hiroshima Kochi, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Nagoya,
Narita International Airport(Tokyo), Fukuoka Airport, OsakaAirport,
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