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Japan Map - Key

Maps discontinued

January 2012 Sorry, this map is no longer available.

Key map Scale: 1:2,500,000
In addition to the main islands - Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku - includes a location map showing Russia and Korea, and the southern islands down to Okinawa and Taiwan.

Kanji key
kanjiNihonkai (Sea of Japan)
kanjiTaiheiyo (Pacific Ocean)
kanjiHokkaido - second largest island
kanjiHonshu - the largest island
kanjiShikoku - fourth largest island
kanjiKyushu - third largest island
kanjiOkinawa

Useful generic kanji
kanjiken ("prefecture")kanjiyama or -san (mountain or Mt.-)
kanjishi ("city")kanjikawa or gawa (river)
kanjimachi or cho ("town")kanjishima or tou (island)
kanjimura or son ("village")kanjimizu-umi or -ko (lake)

General map symbols
symbolInternational boundaries
symbolPrefectural (ken) boundaries
symbolMinor boundaries (Hokkaido)
symbolFerry routes
symbolExpressways
symbolPrincipal roads
symbolOther roads
symbolShinkansen ("bullet train")
symbolOther railways

Tochigi

Prefecture names in large purple characters

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Prefectural capital

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Cities

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Towns, etc.

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Mountain summit

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Airport

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Lighthouse

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Famous sites

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Onsen (hot springs)

Unfolded version

This map is also available in a flat version, which we send rolled in a cardboard tube. You can buy this together with the map of the World in Japanese (minimum order is two maps): Buy now

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