On which island does approximately 80 percent of the Japanese population live?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #1462

On which island does approximately 80 percent of the Japanese population live?

Honshu

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Japan is an island nation in East Asia, made up by a range of islands in the Pacific Ocean east of the Korean peninsula. The country is made up by four larger islands and a host of smaller ones. Around 80% of the population lives on the main island Honshu. Japan is often referred to as 'the land of the rising sun. The name comes from China and refers to Japan's eastern position vis-a-vis the Asian subcontinent.

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