Japan, known as Nihon or Nippon (日本) in Japanese, is a nation of islands in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian mainland and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and China in the southwest.

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