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Geography of Japan

 

The territory of modern Japan was colonized throughout its history. Thus for a long time Japan was divided and the separate parts of the country lived its own life. We should not forget that Japan is located in several climatic zones.

All this provides considerable climatic, natural and cultural diversity of the country. Each region and each Prefecture is different from other sights, cuisine, dialect of the Japanese language. On this page we describe the features of each of the eight regions of the country.

The capitals of prefectures, except where noted, are the same city.

Attention! We remind you that traditional Japanese transcription of geographical names differ somewhat from the system Polivanova (attack or defense ). In particular, in the geographical system of transcription “e” after consonant is replaced by “e” . and “e” at the beginning of words is replaced with “yo” .

District Hokkaido

The area of Hokkaido is one Prefecture of the same name and is the northernmost of the large Japanese Islands that bears the same name. The capital of the Prefecture is the city of Sapporo .

Hokkaido is the northernmost Japanese Prefecture. Here the coldest winters in Japan. Average winter temperature in Hokkaido is minus 6°. Continue reading

Traditions of their people

 

It is very important to inculcate the younger generation love to native culture.

Regardless of the place of residence of the Kazakhs must know the language and traditions of his people.

A. N. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

There are on the map village of the Omsk region under the sonorous, beautiful name Krasnogorka, which in 2010 will celebrate its 110th anniversary since the founding of migrants from Ukraine.

And once there was a village lane, on which lands and founded the settlement. Here’s what history tells us:

The village of Maina was called by name here wandering tribe of Kazakhs lane, that in translation from Kazakh means “rich steppes with an abundance of water and lush grass”. Why is the Kazakh? Because from the second half of the 19th century on the territory of this lot was occupied by yurts of Kazakh nomads. 12 kilometers to the South lived the nomad Sahasi, and West of USBI. It was rich Kazakhs, bred horses, and almost with their herds had no boundaries.

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