Where is Japan?
Japan is an island country located in East Asia. It's in the northwest Pacific Ocean, lying off the eastern coast of the Asian continent. It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north towards the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands, with the four largest being Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is one of the 47 prefectures of the country.