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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.
 
Okazaki is a city located in Aichi Prefecture on the main island of Japan. The total area is 226.97 square kilometers and population is 355,359 inhabitants and density 1565.67 per square kilometers. As of May 1st 2006, the city government estimates the population at 368,201. The city remains young, with 139,233 households.
 
The city was founded on July 1, 1916, and was designated as a core city in April 2003. On January 1, 2006, Okazaki annexed the neighboring town of Nukata. Okazaki enjoys a long history, and is well known for being the birthplace and original fief of Tokugawa Iyeyasu, who was the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate, the feudal government that ruled Japan from 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in 1868.

Japan is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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