Longest Rivers in Japan

Longest Rivers in Japan

Though Japan is located on thousands of small islands, the four major islands are quite huge. In addition, more than 70 percent of the country is occupied by mountains. These mountainous areas of the Japanese Archipelago give place to hundreds of brooks, streams, but significant rivers are present as well. Not all the Japanese rivers are long or known world-widely, but in the country they have special importance. Several river banks serve as popular picnic spots or esplanades. The rivers... [ read more ]