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Basics Info:
Geography and Climate


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Mt. Fuji

(JNTO)

Highest peak: Mt. Fuji, an active volcano 3,776 meters above sea level that spans the border between Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures
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Biggest lake: Lake Biwa (about 670 square kilometers in area)


Longest river: Shinano River (367 kilometers in length)


Average monthly temperature of, and rainfall in, three cities: Naha, Tokyo, Sapporo (2005-2015)


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Seasons in Japan:  >> more info


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spring

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summer

(Kagoshima Prefectural Tourist Federation/JNTO)

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fall (JNTO)

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winter (JNTO)

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