Where is Japan ?

Japan ( Nippon or Nihon )

Japan consists of an archipelago extending approximately from northeast to southwest. Japanese chain of islands lies off the east coast of the Asian continent. The total land area as of October 1989 was 377688 square km, only slightly larger than that of Finland or Italy. The four major islands of Japan are HOKKAIDO, HONSHU, SHIKOKU, and KYUSHU.