Geographical Name of Japan

Gazetteer of Japan


The Gazetteer of Japan is prepared by the Government of Japan, based on the resolution of the United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names.
The Gazetteer is a comprehensive compilation of standardized geographical names of features in Japan including municipalities, residential areas, natural features and undersea features.
Every set of geographical name data consists of 6 items: Grid Square Code, Japanese notations (in kanji and kana characters), Romanized notation, geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude), and classification.

Gazetteer of Japan


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