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Welcome to the Google Map of Japan and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Japan with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Japan through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Japan and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Japan starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Japan

Administrative divisions: 47 prefectures; Aichi , Akita , Aomori , Chiba , Ehime , Fukui , Fukuoka , Fukushima , Gifu , Gunma , Hiroshima , Hokkaido , Hyogo , Ibaraki , Ishikawa , Iwate , Kagawa , Kagoshima , Kanagawa , Kochi , Kumamoto , Kyoto , Mie , Miyagi , Miyazaki , Nagano , Nagasaki , Nara , Niigata , Oita , Okayama , Okinawa , Osaka , Saga , Saitama , Shiga , Shimane , Shizuoka , Tochigi , Tokushima , Tokyo , Tottori , Toyama , Wakayama , Yamagata , Yamaguchi , Yamanashi
Area: total: 377 ,835 sq km land: 374 ,744 sq km water: 3 ,091 sq km note: includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto) , Daito-shoto , Minami-jima , Okino-tori-shima , Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto) , and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto)
Background: In 1603 , a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For more than two centuries this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Following the Treaty of Kanagawa with the US in 1854 , Japan opened its ports and began to intensively modernize and industrialize. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries , Japan became a regional power that was able to defeat the forces of both China and Russia. It occupied Korea , Formosa (Taiwan) , and southern Sakhalin Island. In 1931-32 Japan occupied Manchuria , and in 1937 it launched a full-scale invasion of China. Japan attacked US forces in 1941 - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II , Japan recovered to become an economic power and a staunch ally of the US. While the emperor retains his throne as a symbol of national unity , elected politicians - with heavy input from bureaucrats and business executives - wield actual decisionmaking power. The economy experienced a major slowdown starting in the 1990s following three decades of unprecedented growth , but Japan still remains a major economic power , both in Asia and globally.
Flag description: white with a large red disk (representing the sun without rays) in the center
Capital: name: Tokyo geographic coordinates: 35 41 N , 139 45 E time difference: UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north
Currency code: yen (JPY)
Ethnic groups: Japanese 98.5% , Koreans 0.5% , Chinese 0.4% , other 0.6% note: up to 230 ,000 Brazilians of Japanese origin migrated to Japan in the 1990s to work in industries; some have returned to Brazil (2004)
Geographic coordinates: 36 00 N , 138 00 E
Geography note: strategic location in northeast Asia
Government type: constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government
Imports partners: China 20.5% , US 11.6% , Saudi Arabia 5.7% , UAE 5.2% , Australia 5% , South Korea 4.4% , Indonesia 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .jp
Land boundaries: 29 ,751 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: Japanese
Location: Eastern Asia , island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan , east of the Korean Peninsula
Map references: Asia
National holiday: Birthday of Emperor AKIHITO , 23 December (1933)
Nationality: noun: Japanese (singular and plural) adjective: Japanese
Natural hazards: many dormant and some active volcanoes; about 1 ,500 seismic occurrences (mostly tremors) every year; tsunamis; typhoons
Population: 127 ,288 ,416 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84% , other 16% (including Christian 0.7%)
Terrain: mostly rugged and mountainous
Unemployment rate: 3.8% (2007 est.)

Capital of Japan

Tōkyō (click to view Tōkyō Google map)

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Places in Japan

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Japan below. Places in country Japan are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Aichi Prefecture (182 + I Google map locations)
Akita-ken (213 + I Google map locations)
Aomori-ken (198 + I Google map locations)
Chiba-ken (175 + I Google map locations)
Chinase city map
Daimommachi city map
Ehime Prefecture (160 + I Google map locations)
Fujitsukahama city map
Fukui-ken (127 + I Google map locations)
Fukuoka-ken (184 + I Google map locations)
Fukushima-ken (222 + I Google map locations)
Gifu-ken (167 + I Google map locations)
Gumma-ken (119 + I Google map locations)
Hirakawa city map
Hiroshima-ken (280 + I Google map locations)
Hokkaidō (1194 + I Google map locations)
Hyōgo-ken (252 + I Google map locations)
Ibaraki-ken (171 + I Google map locations)
Ishikawa-ken (178 + I Google map locations)
Iwate-ken (251 + I Google map locations)
Kagawa-ken (83 + I Google map locations)
Kagoshima-ken (411 + I Google map locations)
Kami-kōjiyaku city map
Kanagawa Prefecture (157 + I Google map locations)
Kitasura city map
Kōchi-ken (165 + I Google map locations)
Kumamoto-ken (157 + I Google map locations)
Kyōto-fu (137 + I Google map locations)
Mie-ken (206 + I Google map locations)
Miyagi-ken (247 + I Google map locations)
Miyazaki-ken (187 + I Google map locations)
Nagano-ken (230 + I Google map locations)
Nagasaki-ken (321 + I Google map locations)
Nara-ken (91 + I Google map locations)
Niigata-ken (336 + I Google map locations)
Ōita-ken (137 + I Google map locations)
Okayama-ken (168 + I Google map locations)
Okinawa-ken (535 + I Google map locations)
Ōsaka-fu (147 + I Google map locations)
Saga-ken (99 + I Google map locations)
Saitama-ken (106 + I Google map locations)
Shiga Prefecture (76 + I Google map locations)
Shimane Prefecture (217 + I Google map locations)
Shizuoka-ken (214 + I Google map locations)
Tochigi-ken (99 + I Google map locations)
Tokushima-ken (109 + I Google map locations)
Tōkyō-to (254 + I Google map locations)
Tottori-ken (83 + I Google map locations)
Toyama-ken (121 + I Google map locations)
Wakayama-ken (173 + I Google map locations)
Yamagata-ken (214 + I Google map locations)
Yamaguchi-ken (225 + I Google map locations)
Yamanashi-ken (61 + I Google map locations)

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