Are you interested in learning some of the geographical facts of Japan? The Land of the Rising Sun is an endless source of fascination, because it really does seem at times to be like no other country on earth but it has interesting geography too. Join me to explore the geographical facts of Japan.
1. The Islands
One of the most commonly known geographical facts of Japan is that it is an island nation, but did you know that it is actually an archipelago of 6,852 islands? Of those, however, just four of them make up 97% of the total land mass – these islands are Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku and Hokkaido.