Japan is an island nation in east Asia, located in the Pacific Ocean, east of China and southwest of Taiwan. It consist of about 6,852 islands, of which the four largest are about 97% of Japan. Its capital is Tokyo. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world. Japan is often called the Land of the Rising Sun. it has 19 Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Japan is well known for its marvellous temples and gardens.it is renowned for its historical and extensive cinema, its influential music industry, its anime, its video gaming, its rich cuisine and its major contributions to science and technology.