The Kantō region of Japan, on the eastern side of the main island Honshu, is a broad plain dominated by and nearly synonymous with the megalopolis of Tokyo and its suburbs.

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Tokyo is the enormous and wealthy capital of Japan, overflowing with culture, commerce and, most of all, people.

Located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay directly south of Tokyo, Yokohama is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most used to seeing foreigners.

Nikko is a small town to the north of Tokyo, in Tochigi Prefecture.


Tokyo Metropolis covers the city of Tokyo, a bulk of the plain of Kanto and a chain of islands extending thousands of kilometers south.

Kanagawa prefecture is located to the southwest of Tokyo in Japan.

Chiba Prefecture is located directly east of Tokyo, and bordered by Ibaraki Prefecture to the north.

Tochigi is a prefecture in the Kanto region of Japan. Tochigi is a rural part of Japan with hot springs, mountains and plenty of hiking.

Gunma is a prefecture in the Kanto region of Japan. Gunma is a rural part of Japan with hot springs, a safari park, and plenty of hiking.

Saitama prefecture is in the eastern Kanto region of the main Japanese island Honshu.

Ibaraki is a prefecture in the Kanto region of Japan. Ibaraki is yearly ranked among Japanese nationals polled as the least attractive prefecture for tourism.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  42,600,000
  • Latitude of center:  35° 40' 56.3" (35.6823°) north
  • Longitude of center:  139° 45' 11.4" (139.7532°) east
  • Neighbors:  Chubu, Tohoku
  • Wikidata:  Kanto
  • DMOZ Open Directory:  Kanto
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Kantō region

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