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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.
Takasaki is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Gunma Prefecture is located in the northwest corner of the Kanto region on Honshu Island. According to the 2006 census, population is 341,000.
The city was founded on April 1, 1900. Takasaki is a regional transportation hub due to the fact that its train station is the junction of several rail lines as well as a Shinkansen stop. The city is famous as the hometown of the Daruma doll, theoretically representing the Buddhist sage Bodhidharma but in modern practice a symbol of good luck. Takasaki's sister cities are Battle Creek, Santo Andre, Chengde, and Pilsen.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Takasaki enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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