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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.
 
Naha is the capital city of Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. The modern city was founded on May 20, 1921. Naha is a coastal city located on the southern part of Okinawa Island, the largest of the Ryukyu Islands. Its coast is on the East China Sea. The total area is 38.99 square kilometers with population of 313,970 and density 8,052.58 per square kilometers.
 
Naha is the political, economical and educational center of Okinawa Prefecture. In the feudal period, it was also the religious center of the Ryukyu Dynasty. Today Naha has developed as a city around Shuri Castle, the palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom.

Naha 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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