Okinawa Prefecture is the only one in Japan, belongs to the subtropical region, and has a temperate climate throughout the year.
Under the subtropical oceanic climate, many precious wildlife are living.
It is an island city consisting of 160 large and small islands surrounded by the sea where coral reefs growing that nurture rich ecosystems.
People live in 49 islands such as Okinawa island, Miyakojima, Ishigakijima, Kumejima, Iriomote Island etc.
|Southwest part of Japan
|Subtropical maritime climate
|Average annual temperature
|1,433,566 as of 2015
|About 2,281 ㎢
Okinawan Sea Kerama
The world of the Kerama Blue created by the ocean and islands
A diversity of life thrives in the subtropical Yambaru forest, its mountains, and in the lives of the people who call this home
Primeval Subtropical Forest and Ocean with Coral Reefs
The Onna Coast is one of the top resort areas in Okinawa. You can enjoy some spectacular views from Manzamo and Maeda Point, etc. perched atop overwhelming cliffs.
The cape of Higashi-henna-zaki is a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty located at the southeasternmost point of Miyako Island
Kigan-gun is a series of odd-shaped rocks designated as the prefectural government along the south coast of Nishi-Ou Island, east of Kume Island.
Kabira bay is famed for being one of the most beautiful sightseeing spots in Japan.