Japan is often referred to by which of the following epithets?

Land of the fading Sun
Land of the rising Sun
Land of the midday Sun
Land of the Red 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.
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