Okinawa is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, an island chain to the southwest of the Home Islands. The name Okinawa means "rope in the open sea", a fairly apt description of this long stretch of islands between the main islands of Japan and Taiwan.
Popular destinations: Ishigaki, Yonaguni and Iriomote

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The Yaeyama Islands are the westernmost part of Okinawa, Japan.
Popular destinations: Ishigaki, Yonaguni and Iriomote

Okinawa Island is the main and largest island of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan.
Popular destinations: Naha, Okinawa City and Nago

The Miyako Islands are in Okinawa prefecture, Japan. Miyako, while being a high traffic tourist destination for Japanese tourists, is farther off the radar from the international traveler.
Popular destinations: Miyako and Tarama


The Daitō Islands are a tiny archipelago 360 km east of Okinawa Island, Japan.
Popular destinations: Minamidaito and Kitadaito

The Kerama Islands are a small archipelago in Okinawa, Japan, to the west of the main Okinawa Island.Historically, the Kerama Island group was a part of the Ryukyu Kingdom.
Popular destinations: Zamami, Akajima and Tokashiki

Kumejima-chou is a town in Okinawa, Japan. It is also the name of the island where it is located.

Itoman is in Okinawa, Japan. Throughout its history, the city has been an invaluable port city in Okinawa with a thriving fishing industry.
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