Japan

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Japan's flag.

Icons-flag-jp.png Japan (日本, «nihon»/«nippon») is a country that consists of an archipelago of four major islands of the coast of Eastern Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It is neighbors with Icons-flag-cn.png China, Icons-flag-ru.png Russia, Icons-flag-kp.png North Korea and Icons-flag-kr.png South Korea to the west. Northern Japan actually lies on the North American Plate along with Icons-flag-ca.png Canada and the Icons-flag-us.png United States. Japan has an estimated population of 126,440,000 gathered from the October 2018 census,[1] while the capital city of Japan is Tokyo. Japan has a rich culture and history. Japan was one of the three main Axis Powers of World War II, along with Icons-flag-de.png Germany and Icons-flag-it.png Italy, and was thus bombed by the United States at Hiroshima.

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Both scientists discovered the element Nihonium, whose name is derived from the Japanese name of the country.

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