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how many islands make up japan 2004/5/26 13:07
how many islands make up japan
by srabani  

I would say 2004/5/26 15:06
More than 1, less than 6 billion :=)
by Mokurai rate this post as useful

6000 2004/5/26 17:19
I think it is a little more than 6000.
by Uji rate this post as useful

And 2004/5/26 21:33
more than 90% of the islands are uninhabited islands.
by pacman rate this post as useful

islands that make up japan 2007/10/18 08:49
this will never be found out and all of you that posted answers are wrong i read in a book that 4,000 islands make up japan
by samantha akibama rate this post as useful

. 2007/10/18 10:15
How is everyone wrong, Japan is made up of thousands of islands no one gave an exact number not even yourself.

The truth is the vast majority of them are not inhabited so it doesn't really matter that much, some are also in dispute with other countries as well.

This is an old thread anyways, the vast majority of people in Japan live in the islands of Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū and Shikoku. Then you can count in the island(s) of the Ryukyu Islands which includes Okinawa.
by John rate this post as useful

how many islands in japan 2010/3/21 03:11
Japan has 6,852 islands in total.
by katie (guest) rate this post as useful

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