Okinawa, formerly Koza, city, Okinawa ken (prefecture), Japan. It is situated in the central part of Okinawa Island and was designated as a new city in 1974.Okinawa, formerly Koza, city, Okinawa ken (prefecture), Japan. It is situated in the central part of Okinawa Island
Is Okinawa an island or a city?
The total population of Okinawa Island is 1,384,762. The Greater Naha area has roughly 800,000 residents, while the city itself has about 320,000 people....Okinawa Island.Native name: 沖縄本島Area1,199 km2 (463 sq mi) as of 1 October 2018Area rank290thLength106.6 km (66.24 mi)Width11.3 km (7.02 mi)16 more rows
Is Okinawa a country?
Okinawa was once an independent country which was ruled by the Ryukyu Kingdom, and flourished through trade with China - the largest country in Asia - as well as other neighboring countries. In 1972, however, Okinawa was returned to Japanese administration. Okinawa remains under Japanese administration today.