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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.
Kure is a municipality located in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. Hiroshima region is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu Island, Japan. In 2005, the population of the city was 252,253 and an area of 353.16 square kilometers. The city was founded on October 1, 1902. Kure was the home base of the largest battleship ever built, the Yamato. In the city, vestiges of the former Japanese Naval Base are found here and there, which tell the peculiar history of its surviving hard times. In the area of Irifuneyama Memorial Hall and The Kure Municipal Museum of Art, the pavement is made of red brick, which contrasts nicely with the green pine trees lining the street.

Kure is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Japan worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Japan.

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