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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.
Himeji is a city located in Hyogo prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan. As of 2005, the city had an estimated population of 488,956 and a density of 1,771.84 persons per square kilometers. The total area is 275.96 square kilometers.
A castle town, Himeji is home to the Himeji Castle, a UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization World Heritage Site. Other attractions include the Engyo-ji temple. It was municipalized on 1 April 1889. Himeji is also called the kingdom of Shinkin bank, as the headquarters of four Shinkin banks are located here.
On 27 March 2006, the town of Yasutomi from Shiso District, the town of Kodera from Kanzaki District, and the towns of Ieshima and Yumesaki from Shikama District merged into Himeji. Himeji castle is very beautiful. Himejijyo is called Shirasagijyo by a resident of a city. It is built by Toyotomi Hideyosi. A castle town has a lot of heart. Himeji's symbol is flying a white heron. Himeji's a local specialty food is Kaitennyaki. It is very sweet and very delicious. Himeji has a big amusement park. The amusement park's name is Himeji-central-park.

Himeji with the name White Egret is a beautiful Castle. This striking white edifice is generally considered the most beautiful of Japan's castles and is one of the few that has escaped the ravages of civil war, earthquakes and firebombings. The castle was designated as a national treasure in 1931 and was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Himeji enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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