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Japan

The parliamentary monarchy of Japan (日本, Nippon in Japanese) with its capital Tokyo in East Asia covers 377,975 km². It consists of 14,125 islands in the Pacific Ocean and is indirectly bordered by Russia to the north and north-west, North Korea and South Korea to the west and Taiwan and China to the south-west. The five main islands are Hokkaidō (78,420 km²) in the north, the central and largest island of Honshū (227,942 km²), followed to the south by the islands of Shikoku (18,297 km²) and Kyūshū (36,782 km²) as well as the small island of Okinawa (1,208 km²) further south. To the north is the Korea Strait, to the west the East China Sea, to the south the Pacific Ocean and to the east the Seto Inland Sea.

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