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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.
Hachinohe is a city located in Aomori, Japan. As of 2003, the city had an estimated population of 241,663 and a density of 1,129.42 persons per square kilometers. The total area is 213.97 square kilometers. The city was founded on May 1, 1929. It was a castle town during the Tokugawa era from 1603 to 1867 and served as a small commercial centre and port for the fishing grounds off southeastern Hokkaido. Today, the port still serves the fishing industry as well as a number of international cargo vessels.

The northern terminus of the Tohoku Shinkansen is at Hachinohe Station. The symbol of Hachinohe is a black horse with gold saddle markings and a decorative plume attached to its head. The capital of Aomori prefecture was a battle beteween Hacinohe and Hirosaki, so they built a new town called Aomori in the Meiji Era. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Hachinohe enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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