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The word Japan (or Japon) is an exonym, and is used by a large number of languages. ... Before Nihon came into official use, Japan was known as Wa (倭) or Wakoku (倭国). .... (from a Chinese point of view, the sun rises from Japan); it is a source for the popular Western description of Japan as the "Land of the Rising Sun".


Feb 4, 2014 ... Noah asks: Why is Japan called the land of the rising sun? ... In fact, the earliest known written account of Japan was found in a Chinese book.


Thanks to Sashank Gondala's answer. The name did come from Japanese admire to nature and its postion in east Asia. But I think there may be some mistakes in ...


Aug 26, 2012 ... The Chinese Imperial name for Japan from the Sui Dynasty. ... This can be loosely translated into English as "land of the rising sun".


Japan is called the "land of the rising sun" because from China it appears that the sun rises from the direction of Japan. The Japanese people call their country ...

Dec 9, 2015 ... Why Is Japan The Land Of The Rising Sun? ... Why Is Deutschland Called Germany In English? ... Why Is Nihon Called Japan In English?


Mar 23, 2016 ... A: In 645 AD, according to Japanese history, a palace coup led to the introduction of the Taika (meaning “great change”) Reform. Intended to ...


Dec 1, 2015 ... Japan is known as the land of the rising sun, but also as the land of anime and manga. Manga is a billion-dollar industry. More than 500 ...


Japan - an ancient culture of emperors, fierce shoguns, samurais and brutal martial arts. Yet it's also a place of gentle geishas, colourful kimonos, exquisite ...


i think japans has something to do with the flag? (a white flag with a red circle but i may be wrong?) ... Norway is the Land of the Midnight Sun ...