Japan’s Regional Strength

Strengths of the Regions
Japan's Diverse Regions

The Japanese archipelago extends approximately 1,860 miles or 3,000 km from the northern tip of Hokkaido to the southernmost Okinawa, giving the country a wide range of climates, from the subarctic to the tropical. The rich combination of varieties of climates and terrains has nurtured diverse natural spender in each region.

This diversity has also given rise to unique histories, traditions and cultures that are deeply rooted in each region. In recent years, these distinctive regional features have also gained recognition abroad, attracting foreign visitors. Furthermore, overseas investors are eyeing on the competitive edge and business advantages that each region has fostered.

Strengths of the Regions

COVID-19 has had a major impact on Japan's economy and society.
Find out how various parts of Japan are responding with resilience to infectious diseases and natural disasters.

New Lifestyle

COVID-19 has changed the way Japanese people work and live, such as trying to avoid the “Three Cs” (closed spaces, crowded places, and close-contact settings).

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Business and Industry

COVID-19 has also had a major impact on Japan's local economies, but local businesses and industries are striving to adapt and thrive. See some examples of their initiatives.

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Resilient Japan

Research in advanced disaster readiness technology makes steady progress in Japan, and preparations are rock-solid.

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Japan's Diverse Regions

Here are some fascinating activities in each region.
Find the area that is most appealing to you.