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.orghard 46% TokyanTokyan1847FujianFujian2177OkinawanOkinawan5912ShikokanShikokan2693Japan riddles » 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 Haverage 65% CyprusCyprus2113FinlandFinland1826PhilippinesPhilippines3442JapanJapan13987country names riddles » 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.orgvery easy 85% Land of the fading SunLand of the fading Sun1879Land of the rising SunLand of the rising Sun20224Land of the midday SunLand of the midday Sun265Land of the Red SunLand of the Red Sun1386geography of China riddles » 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: brainyaverage 68% at point 1at point 12915at point 2at point 23663at point 3at point 33259at point 4at point 421302geography of Russia riddles » 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.orghard 45% at point 1at point 12126at point 2at point 24397at point 3at point 37864at point 4at point 411813Far East riddles » 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.orgaverage 63% HokkaidoHokkaido3840KyushuKyushu1372ShikokuShikoku1108HonshuHonshu10788islands riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.