#062: Honshu (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#062: Honshu (category: island)

Honshu Japan

Honshu is one of Five Major Islands in Japan and the largest island in this country (the seventh largest in the world). The word "Honshu" literally means "the main state" in Japanese.

Among 47 Japanese prefectures, 34 are on this island, including major cities like Tokyo (refer to #036), Yokohama (refer to #059), Nagoya (refer to #058), Kyoto (refer to #035), Osaka (refer to #037), Kobe (refer to #038). More than 100 million people live in this island alone. Honshu is the second most populated island in the world after Java, Indonesia.


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