Ryukyu Islands stamps

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The Ryukyu Islands or Nansei Islands are an island chain stretching southwestward from the island of Kyushu in Japan. The portion south of Yoron belongs to Okinawa Prefecture, and the portion north of and including Yoron belongs to Kagoshima Prefecture.

The islands have a subtropical climate with warm winters and hot summers. Precipitation is very high, and is affected by the rainy season and typhoons.


#43

Scott: #43P

Issued: 1.7.1958

10th Anniversary, Ryukyuan Stamps

#1 Inside #43: Ryukyu Islands #1

#38 Inside #43: Ryukyu Islands #38

#C13 Inside #43: Ryukyu Islands #C13


#170

Scott: #170

Issued: 1.7.1968

20th Anniversary, Ryukyuan Stamps

#5a Inside #170: Ryukyu Islands #5a


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