Okinawa (沖縄) is located in the southwestern part of the Japanese Archipelago and consists of 160 small and large islands including Okinawa's main island, Miyakojima Island and Iriomotejima Island in a chain over 1,000 km long, which extends southwest from Kyushu (the south-westernmost of Japan's main four islands) to Taiwan.
Its capital is Naha City.
Okinawa prefecture is a part of Kyushu.

It is the one and only prefecture in Japan that commands a subtropical climate.

Most people come to Okinawa for the sun and beaches even in midwinter. It offers a lot of marine sports. If laid-back tropical islands are your things, definitely Okinawa is your destination.
The language, culture, arts, and cuisines in Okinawa are distinctly different from that of the rest of Japan.
Okinawa Islands

Where do you want to go in Okinawa?

Prefecture Sightseeing spot or city

How to get to and around Okinawa

From Kansaii nternational airport
Shinkansen route
Japan Railways
Highway bus route

Subway lines in Kansai
Buses in Kansai

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