Place:Okinawa Island, Okinawa, Japan

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NameOkinawa Island
TypeIsland
Coordinates26.5°N 127.933333°E
Located inOkinawa, Japan


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is the largest of the Okinawa Islands and the Ryukyu (Nansei) Islands of Japan. The island has an area of . It is roughly south of the rest of Japan. The city of Naha, the capital of Okinawa Prefecture, is located there.

The island's population is known as the longest-lived people in the world, together with the Sardinians whose island is located in the Mediterranean sea; there are 34 centenarians per 100,000 people, which is more than three times the rate in Japan.

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