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Parent topics

  • Japan [r]: East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000. [e]



See also prefectures

  • Okinawa prefecture [r]: (沖縄県 Okinawa-ken) Area of Japan consisting of many southerly islands of the Ryukyu Islands chain, with Okinawa Island the largest; population about 1,300,000. [e]
  • Kagoshima prefecture [r]: (鹿児島県 Kagoshima-ken) area of Japan located on the island of Kyushu and including some of the southerly Ryukyu Islands; population about 1,700,000. [e]


Okinawa Islands

  • Okinawa Islands [r]: (沖縄諸島 Okinawa-shotoo) group of Japanese islands including Okinawa Island in the Ryukyu Islands chain; many are uninhabited. [e]
  • Okinawa Island [r]: (沖縄本島 Okinawa-hontoo) largest island of Okinawa prefecture in the Japanese Ryukyu Islands chain, with Naha (那覇市 Naha-shi) its capital. [e]

Sakishima Islands

Miyako Islands

Senkaku Islands

Yaeyama Islands


Other related topics

  • Kyushu [r]: (九州 Kyuushuu) third-largest and westernmost of the main islands of Japan, divided into seven regions and including the cities of Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto and Kagoshima; population about 13,000,000. [e]
  • Honshu [r]: (本州 Honshuu) largest of the islands of Japan, divided into five regions and including the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima; population about 103,000,000. [e]
  • Hokkaido [r]: (北海道 Hokkaidoo) second-largest and northernmost of the main islands of Japan, including the cities of Sapporo, Hakodate and Asahikawa; population about 5,500,000. [e]
  • Shikoku [r]: (四国) smallest and least populated of the four main islands of Japan, divided into four prefectures and including the cities of Takamatsu, Matsuyama, Tokushima and Uwajima; population about 4,000,000. [e]