Okinawa is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, an island chain to the south of mainland. The name Okinawa means "rope in the open sea", a fairly apt description of this long stretch of islands between mainland Japan and Taiwan.
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Ishigaki is second-largest but most populated of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan.

Miyako is the largest of the Miyako Islands. Most of the Miyako's 50,000 or so residents live in Hirara, the main business and entertainment district on the island.

Iriomote is the largest of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan. While the second-largest of all Okinawa islands in size, Iriomote's population is barely over 2,000 and visitors, at over 150,000 a year, outnumber residents by almost 100:1.

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Sakishima Islands is in Okinawa.

Okinawa Island is the main and largest island of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan.

The Daitō Islands are a tiny archipelago 360 km east of Okinawa Island, Japan. The Daito Islands are a part of Okinawa Prefecture, but their earliest developers came from Hachijo Island south of Tokyo.

Okinawa Islands is in Okinawa. Most flights from the mainland Japan and all international flights land in Naha on the Okinawa island.

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