Geography of Japan questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of Japan. This photo was taken in Japan. One of the billboards is in Japanese. In which language could be the other one?Okinawan. The six Ryukyuan languages are the indigenous languages of the Ryukyu Islands, the southernmost part of the Japanese archipelago (inlcuding Okinawa). They are not mutually intelligible with Japanese or even with each other. Today, these languages are becoming endangered, and a new mixed language, based on Japanese and Okinawan, has developed, known as "Okinawan Japanese".Created by: globalquiz.orgJapan riddles »hard 45% TokyanTokyan1053FujianFujian1239OkinawanOkinawan3293ShikokanShikokan1586 Which country is named "Nippon" or "Nihon" in its language?Japan. The English word Japan derives from the Chinese pronunciation of the Japanese name. Created by: Kinga Hcountry names riddles »average 65% CyprusCyprus998FinlandFinland890PhilippinesPhilippines1653JapanJapan6819 How is Japan often called?Land of the rising Sun. Nippon, the native name of Japan, means "sun-origin". The nomenclature "Land of the Rising Sun" comes from Japanese missions to Imperial China and refers to Japan's eastward position relative to China.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of China riddles »very easy 84% Land of the fading SunLand of the fading Sun919Land of the rising SunLand of the rising Sun9396Land of the midday SunLand of the midday Sun138Land of the Red SunLand of the Red Sun712 Where are Kuril Islands?At point 4. All of the islands are under the Russian jurisdiction, but Japan claims the two southernmost large islands (Iturup and Kunashir) as part of its territory, as well as Shikotan and the Habomai islets, which has led to the ongoing Kuril Islands dispute.Created by: brainygeography of Russia riddles »average 67% at point 1at point 11547at point 2at point 21950at point 3at point 31674at point 4at point 410640 Where is Tokyo?At point 4. Tokyo has numerous outlying islands, which extend as far as 1850 km from central Tokyo. Because of the islands' distance from the administrative headquarters of the metropolitan government in Shinjuku, local offices administer them.Created by: globalquiz.orgFar East riddles »hard 43% at point 1at point 11412at point 2at point 22652at point 3at point 34467at point 4at point 46531 Which of the Japanese islands is the largest?Honshu. Japan has a total of 6,852 islands extending along the Pacific coast of East Asia. Honshu is by far the largest and the most populous: 103 of 127 million Japanese live there.Created by: globalquiz.orgislands riddles »average 62% HokkaidoHokkaido2431KyushuKyushu891ShikokuShikoku796HonshuHonshu6763 Play Japan quiz and see all the questions.