Okinawa (disambiguation)

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Okinawa may refer to

  • Okinawa prefecture [r]: (沖縄県 Okinawa-ken) Area of Japan consisting of many southerly islands of the Ryukyu Islands chain, with Okinawa Island the largest; population about 1,300,000. [e]
  • Okinawa Island [r]: (沖縄本島 Okinawa-hontoo) largest island of Okinawa prefecture in the Japanese Ryukyu Islands chain, with Naha (那覇市 Naha-shi) its capital. [e]
  • Okinawa Islands [r]: (沖縄諸島 Okinawa-shotoo) group of Japanese islands including Okinawa Island in the Ryukyu Islands chain; many are uninhabited. [e]
  • Okinawa, Okinawa [r]: (沖縄市 Okinawa-shi) Second-largest city on Okinawa Island, located in the Ryukyu Islands chain of Japan. [e]
  • Battle of Okinawa [r]: The longest, bloodiest U.S. World War II battle in which the Japanese island of Okinawa was captured in the spring of 1945. [e]

and erroneously to

  • Ryukyu Islands [r]: (南西諸島 Nansei Shotoo 'Southwest Islands') subtropical Japanese island chain in the East China Sea, east of Taiwan; divided between Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures and home to the Ryukyuan languages and people. [e]