Misao Okawa, 114 years old
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World's oldest woman on record is 114 years old

27 February 2013 Last updated at 15:16 GMT

The world's oldest woman has officially been named as Misao Okawa, who is 114 years old and lives in the western Japanese city of Osaka.

Mrs Okawa was officially recognised by Guinness World Records in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tokyo.