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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.
 
Yokohama is the capital of Kanagawa region and Japan's largest incorporated city, with a population of 3.6 million, located in the Kanto region of the main island of Honshu. Yokohama is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area. It developed rapidly as Japan's well-known port city following the end of Japan's isolation in the late 19th Century, and is at present one of its major port along with those of Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Hakata, Tokyo and Chiba. In 2005, the population of the city was 3,573,588 and an area 437.35 square kilometers.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Yokohama is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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