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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.
Funabashi is a city located in Chiba, Japan. It was founded April 1, 1937. Its area is 85.64 square kilometers and population as of 2004 was 567,661. The density is 6,628.46 per kilometers. The city of Funabashi is situated in the north western part of Chiba Prefecture. Not only is it in close proximity to the center of Tokyo and to Narita International Airport, it also boasts an extensive transportation system as well as the Keiyo Harbor. It is indeed ideally situated.
The city originally attracted those who went to make their pilgremages to Mount Narita and stayed their along Sakura Kaido. On April 1st 1937, Funabashi-cho, Katsushika-cho, Yasakae-mura, Hoden-mura and Tsukada-mura merged to create the city of Funabashi.

In attraction, Funabashi Kaihin Koen, the Seaside Park, this park has a lawn. In spring you can enjoy shell gathering at low tide and in summer you can enjoy the circular stream swimming pool. Tennis courts and baseball fields are available throughout the year. This is truly a park one can enjoy all seasons. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Funabashi enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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