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Okinawa

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.

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Ishigaki is second-largest but most populated of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan.
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Okinawa Island is the main and largest island of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan.
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Yonaguni in the Yaeyama Islands is the westernmost point of Japan. Also known as Dunan in the local language, Yonaguni is a tiny speck of an island with a population of less than 2,000, located 125 km from Taiwan and 127 km from Ishigaki.
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The Daitō Islands are a tiny archipelago 360 km east of Okinawa Island, Japan.
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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.
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The Kerama Islands are a small archipelago in Okinawa, Japan, to the west of the main Okinawa Island.
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Taketomi is one of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan. This small island just north of the tropics with its picturesque beaches and architecture is a popular getaway especially for domestic visitors.
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Kumejima-chou is a town in Okinawa, Japan. It is also the name of the island where it is located.
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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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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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Naha is the capital of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan and is the main city on Okinawa Island, with a population of around 700,000 - more than half the total population of Okinawa.
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Minamidaitō is an island village in Okinawa, located about 400km east of the Okinawan mainland.
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The Yaeyama Islands are the westernmost part of Okinawa, Japan.
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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.
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