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List of islands of Japan

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List of islands of Japan may be grouped by type or location. Japan is a country of islands.[1]

Contents

Main islandsEdit

Japan has four main islands running from north to south. The general shape of the island grouping looks like the body of a dragon with its head erect.[2]

List of smaller islands of JapanEdit

Japan has 6,000+ smaller islands and 430+ are inhabited.[1]

HokkaidoEdit

Islands in Sea of JapanEdit

Islands in Tokyo BayEdit

Islands in Osaka BayEdit

Islands in Ise BayEdit

Islands in Pacific OceanEdit

Islands near KyūshūEdit

Most of these are in the East China Sea.

Nansei IslandsEdit

Satsunan IslandsEdit

The northern half is administratively part of Kagoshima Prefecture and Kyūshū.

Ōsumi IslandsEdit

The North-Eastern Group:

The North-Western Group:

Tokara IslandsEdit

The Shichi-tō:

Amami IslandsEdit

Ryukyu IslandsEdit

The Southern Half, Okinawa Prefecture

Okinawa IslandsEdit

The Central Group or Ryukyu proper:

Sakishima IslandsEdit

Also known as the Further Isles:

Islands in Seto Inland SeaEdit

Islands in lakesEdit

Other artificial islandsEdit

Claims but does not controlEdit

The Northern TerritoriesEdit

These are the four disputed Kuril Islands, also known as the Chishima Islands.[19]

OthersEdit

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  19. Japan. Imperial Japanese Commission to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1903). Japan in the Beginning of the 20th Century. Printed at the "Japan times" office. p. 3.