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Japan is an island country in East Asia. It is located in the Pacific Ocean it lies to the east of China, Korea, and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south. Its capital and largest city is Tokyo. It has the world's 10th largest population. It is world's largest international creditor and is the sixth largest exporter and importer and is a member of the United Nations. And it is a leading nation in the fields of scientific research, technology, machinery, and medical research with the world's third largest budget for research and development.
 
Akashi is a city located in southern Hyogo, Japan, on the Inland Sea west of Kobe. It was an important city during Japan's pre-modern period due to the presence of Akashi Castle. Kobe is a city in Japan located on the island of Honshu. Kobe is Japan's prominent port city and the capital of Hyogo prefecture. The city was founded on November 1, 1919. As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 291,869 and the density of 5,929.89 persons per square kilometers. The total area is 49.22 square kilometers.

Their famous the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, also known as Pearl Bridge, is a suspension bridge in Japan that crosses the Akashi Strait. It links Maiko in Kobe and Iwaya on Awaji Island as part of the Honshu-Shikoku Highway. It is the longest suspension bridge in the world to date, as measured by the length of its center span 1,991 meters. Total length is 3,911 meters, significantly shorter than the second longest suspension bridge, the Danish Great Belt Bridge. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Akashi enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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