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This island nation of East Asia located in the Pacific Ocean is officially called the Nippon Koku, which means State of Japan. The neighboring countries of North Korea, South Korea, Russia and China are located west of Japan. The islands of Japan lies east of Sea of Japan, and the East China Sea is situated to its south and the Philippine Sea to its southeast. Japan comprises 6852 islands, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku and Hokkaido are the largest and prominent islands of Japan. In fact, about 80% of Japan’s population lives on Honshu Island. The islands of Japan lies between 24° and 46°N Latitudes and 122° and 146°E longitudes covering a total area of 377,955 sq. km. Japan is the sixty second largest country of the world. It has a coastline of 29, 751 km long with no land boundary.

Japan lies in the Pacific Ring of Fire, it has 108 active volcanoes and is highly prone to volcanoes, Tsunamis and earthquakes. Tokyo the capital city of Japan is one of the prominent economic centers of the world. In fact, economically Japan is one of the world’s strongest economies. Climatically Japan has largely temperate climate.

Facts About Japan
Country NameJapan
Capital Tokyo
Largest city 
Area377,944 km2 (145,925 sq ) Water (%) 0.8
Population126,434,964 (2014 Est.)
Lat Long36.340691, 138.111042
Official LanguageNone (Japanese, English)
Calling Code+81
Time ZoneJST (UTC+9) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+9)
Airport 99 Airports
Neighbour countriesChina, North Korea, South Korea, Russia
Internet TLD.jp
CurrencyJapanese yen

Location Maps of Cities in Japan
Where is AbashiriWhere is IchikawaWhere is MatsuyamaWhere is Sakura
Where is AgeoWhere is IchinomiyaWhere is MitakaWhere is Sapporo
Where is Aizu-wakamatsuWhere is ImabariWhere is MitoWhere is Sasebo
Where is AkashiWhere is IsesakiWhere is MiyakoWhere is Sayama
Where is AkitaWhere is IshinomakiWhere is MiyakonojoWhere is Sendai
Where is AmagasakiWhere is ItamiWhere is MiyazakiWhere is Shimonoseki
Where is AnanWhere is IwakiWhere is MiyoshiWhere is Shizuoka
Where is AnjoWhere is IwamizawaWhere is MoriokaWhere is Soka
Where is AomoriWhere is IwataWhere is MuroranWhere is Suita
Where is AsahikawaWhere is IzumiWhere is NaganoWhere is Sukumo
Where is AshikagaWhere is JoetsuWhere is NagaokaWhere is Suzuka
Where is AtsugiWhere is KagoshimaWhere is NagareyamaWhere is Tachikawa
Where is ChibaWhere is KakogawaWhere is NagasakiWhere is Takahashi
Where is ChigasakiWhere is KamaishiWhere is NagoyaWhere is Takamatsu
Where is ChofuWhere is KamakuraWhere is NahaWhere is Takaoka
Where is EbetsuWhere is KamiWhere is NakatsugawaWhere is Takarazuka
Where is EbinoWhere is KanazawaWhere is NaraWhere is Takasaki
Where is FuchuWhere is KashiwaWhere is NarashinoWhere is Takatsuki
Where is FujiWhere is KasugaiWhere is NayoroWhere is Takikawa
Where is FujisawaWhere is KasukabeWhere is NemuroWhere is Tama
Where is FukuchiyamaWhere is KawagoeWhere is NeyagawaWhere is Tokorozawa
Where is FukuiWhere is KawaguchiWhere is NiigataWhere is Tokushima
Where is FukuokaWhere is KawanishiWhere is NiihamaWhere is Tomakomai
Where is FukushimaWhere is KawasakiWhere is NiizaWhere is Tottori
Where is FukuyamaWhere is KishiwadaWhere is NishinomiyaWhere is Toyama
Where is FunabashiWhere is KitakamiWhere is NishitokyoWhere is Toyohashi
Where is GifuWhere is KitakyushuWhere is NobeokaWhere is Toyokawa
Where is HachinoheWhere is KitamiWhere is NoboribetsuWhere is Toyonaka
Where is HachiojiWhere is KobeWhere is NodaWhere is Toyota
Where is HadanoWhere is KochiWhere is NoshiroWhere is Tsu
Where is HagiWhere is KodairaWhere is NumazuWhere is Tsukuba
Where is HakodateWhere is KofuWhere is ObihiroWhere is Tsuruoka
Where is HamadaWhere is KoriyamaWhere is OdateWhere is Tsuyama
Where is HamamatsuWhere is KoshigayaWhere is OdawaraWhere is Ube
Where is HigashihiroshimaWhere is KukiWhere is OgakiWhere is Ueda
Where is HigashimurayamaWhere is KumagayaWhere is OitaWhere is Uji
Where is HigashiosakaWhere is KumamotoWhere is OkayamaWhere is Urayasu
Where is HimejiWhere is KurashikiWhere is OkazakiWhere is Utsunomiya
Where is HinoWhere is KureWhere is OsakaWhere is Wakayama
Where is HirakataWhere is KurumeWhere is OtaWhere is Wakkanai
Where is HiratsukaWhere is KushiroWhere is OtaruWhere is Yachiyo
Where is HirosakiWhere is KyotoWhere is OtsuWhere is Yamagata
Where is HiroshimaWhere is MachidaWhere is OyamaWhere is Yamaguchi
Where is HitaWhere is MaebashiWhere is RumoiWhere is Yamato
Where is HitachiWhere is MaizuruWhere is SagaWhere is Yao
Where is HitachinakaWhere is MatsudoWhere is SagamiharaWhere is Yatsushiro
Where is HitoyoshiWhere is MatsueWhere is SaitamaWhere is Yokkaichi
Where is IbarakiWhere is MatsumotoWhere is SakaiWhere is Yokohama
Where is IchiharaWhere is MatsusakaWhere is SakataWhere is Yokosuka

Last Updated on: October 03, 2020