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
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
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.
Popular Destinations in Japan