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Edo-Tokyo Museum

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About Japón

This Far Eastern nation is a volcanic archipelago of over 6,000 islands, located near China, Korea, and Russia, with its four largest islands (Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku) composing most of Japan’s land area and population (which is now over 126 million people). With the country being settled as far back as 30,000 BC, Japan […]