Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the northwest Pacific Ocean . It is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the South.
Japan is the eleventh most-populous country of the world.
It’s magnificent to note that Japan was perhaps the only country to suffer by the drastic effects of The Second World War, and now it is the second largest contributor to the regular budget of the UN.
Check out some breath-taking and amazing images of Japan:
The blooms of hellebores, Viburnum Burkwoodii and Japanese cherries whirl in the golden light of spring evening.
The famous ‘Yoshino Cherry’ Tree. The tree that stands for ‘Sakura‘, the Japanese cherry festival. It is fascinating to note that while Japan has over 100 indigenous cherry varieties, 70% of the trees today are Yoshino, due to mass planting in the late 19th and early 20th century. It flowers for one week actually on average, but attracts thousands of tourists. Now isn’t it fascinating?
A long exposure of waterfall in Shizouka, Japan.
Skyline of Tokyo, Japan. Did you know? Tokyo was formerly known as Edo in the 20th century. The name was changed in 1890 in the light of Meiji Restoration.
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