About Japan

The Geography of Japan

Japan is an indepenent Island country located in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The Island of Japan is 377,944 square kilometers, whihc is slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of 6,852 islands, including four of the large main islands.


There is only one official language spoken in Japan, which is of course Japanese. However, many Japanese are able to understand English to a certain extent since English is the foreign language that everyone must learn as part of their education.
Even if you don’t understand Japanese, you can still certainly enjoy Japan. But if you know a few everyday Japanese phrases then it will make your trip even more memorable. A few words make a big difference.