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  • BrookTi

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    March 23, 2024 at 4:57 pm
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    The country often referred to as the “Land of the Rising Sun” is Japan. This nickname originates from the country’s location to the east of the Asian continent, causing the sun to appear to rise from the direction of Japan when viewed from neighboring countries. The Japanese name for Japan, Nihon or Nippon, can be translated to “origin of the sun,” further emphasizing this association. The phrase “Land of the Rising Sun” has been used in various contexts to describe Japan’s cultural, historical, and geographical significance.

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