Located in the Pacific Ocean, Japan is an island which consists of 47 prefectures. It is divided into the 4 main islands of Honshu, Hokkaido to the north. Honshu consists of the following sub-regions: Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kansai and Chugoku. The island of Okinawa is located to the far south.
Japan's capital of Tokyo is located on the main island of Honshu, in the Kanto region.
Each prefecture is known for its unique culture, things to do, regional dishes and local festivals.