Okinawa is an island chain that lies considerably south of the island of Kyushu and has a subtropical climate that supports the cultivation of pineapples and other produce.
Is Kyushu and Okinawa the same?
Kyushu is the most southerly of Japan’s main islands. Okinawa is part of a chain of sub-tropical islands (Nansei Shoto). … Kyushu includes the seven prefectures of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Oita.
What prefectures are in Kyushu?
Kyushu and the near islands are divided into the seven prefectures of Fukuoka, Kagoshima (including a portion of the Ryukyus), Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Ōita, and Saga. In addition, the region includes the portion of the Ryukyus within Okinawa prefecture.
What island chain is Okinawa in?