Wherever people gather and live, a community is born. Eventually, the unique geographic and historic conditions surrounding the community foster the development of a distinctive character. Throughout Japan, you can find communities that show the country's many faces--from ancient towns where historic streets are preserved intact, to newly created communities that will develop their own unique character over time.

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