Travel Reports » Japan

Japan (“Land of the Rising Sun”) has over 125 million inhabitants and consists of a chain of islands stretching along the east coast of Asia in the Pacific Ocean. With its 6,852 islands, Japan is the fourth largest island state in the world in terms of area. The main islands are Hokkaidō, Honshū, Shikoku and Kyūshū. The highest mountain in Japan is the Fujisan with 3.776 meters. The largest cities of the country are Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe and Kyoto.