Okinawa Prefecture

    Website: http://www.pref.okinawa.jp/

    Prefecture: Okinawa

    Population (Prefectural): 1.4 million

    GDP (Prefectural): 4.1 trillion yen

    Candidate Site: Undetermined

    Main IR Assets: Very strong tourism potential set in the most culturally unique portion of the Japanese nation, with a history of vibrant international trading links.

    Key Proponent: Local business community and conservative politicians

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