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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.
 
Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima region and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest of Japan's islands. It is most known throughout the world as the first city in history subjected to nuclear warfare with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II. In 2003, the population of the city was   1,136,684 and an area of 741.75 square kilometers.
 
Hiroshima was founded in 1589, on the coast of the Seto Inland Sea and became a major urban center during the Meiji period. The city is almost entirely flat and only slightly above sea level. Hiroshima is home to several professional and non-professional sports teams. Hiroshima's rebuilt castle houses a museum of life in the Edo period. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, which includes the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, brings many visitors from all around the world, especially around the time of the annual commemoration called Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony.

Hiroshima is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Japan worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Japan.

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