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Where is Tokyo located?

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Tokyo is located is located on the southeastern part of Honshu, the main island of Japan, which rests in the North Pacific Ocean. The countries closest to Tokyo are Russia, China, North Korea and South Korea.

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Where is Tokyo located?
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The geographical alignment of Tokyo, the capital of Japan, lies at 35 degrees 42 minutes north latitude and 139 degrees 46 minutes east longitude. Tokyo lies in the Kanto region of the island and encompasses an area of more than 844 square miles and has a population of more than 13 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area expands to include more than 35 million people and is the most populated metropolitan area of the world.

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