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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.
Kurume is a municipality located in Fukuoka, Japan. In 2003, the population of the city was 306,140 and an area of 229.84 square kilometers. The city was founded on April 1, 1889. The Bridgestone Tire Corporation has its origins in Kurume as traditional footwear manufacturers, producing the sock-like shoe, used by farmers. Famous traditional products of Kurume are the kasuri, roughly woven indigo dyed cloth, pig-bone soup, ramen noodles and trays and bowls made from rantai shiki, a composite made from lacquered bamboo.

Japan is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, various local cuisine, hospitality and safety.

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