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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.
Shizuoka is the capital city of Shizuoka region, Japan. It is a city designated by government ordinance. In 2005, the population of the city was 710,236 and area of 1,373.85 square kilometers. The city was founded on April 1, 1889. The 2003 merger with the city of Shimizu created the larger Shizuoka to gain government ordinance in 2005. Kanbara merged with Shizuoka on March 31, 2006, when it became a part of Shimizu Ward. The Major attractions are Nihondaira and Miho no Matsubara and famous historic spots Aoi Ward, Shizuoka Sengen Shrine, built by Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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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