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Japan (Nihon)

DESIRE SANCHEZ

Political & Physical Maps of Japan

Capital of Japan

The capital of Japan is Tokyo. Tokyo is known for the best


city you could go to & K-Pop.

3 Largest Cities In Japan

Japans three largest cities are Yokohama, Osaka, and Nagoya

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Geography & Climate

Japan, located off the East coast of Asia, is an archipelago nation


comprised of four main islands, from North to South: Hokkaido, Honshu
(the largest and most populous), Kyushu, Shikoku, and over 3500
smaller islands.

The weather in Japan is generally temperate, with four distinct


seasons: Winter, from December to February, is quite dry and sunny
along the Pacific coast and the temperatures rarely drop below 32F.

Area in Miles & Kilometers

145,925 sq miles (377,944 km)

Population & Population Density

Japans Population is estimated to about 126,999,808 .

Japans Population Density is 336 people per Km2.

Current Ruler of Japan

The current ruler of Japan is Akihito whom is 80 years old & was born in
December 23, 1933.

Growth, Birth, & Infant Mortality


Rates

1.5% annual change in growth rate

Birth rate in Japan is always 1.4

Infant Mortality in Japan is 2

Life Expectancy & Literacy Rate

The Life Expectancy in Japan is 83.10 years.

The Literacy Rate in Japan is 99% for males & females

Languages Spoken In Japan

Most speak Japanese Sign Language & Chinese .

Ethnicities & Races

Ethnic Japanese make up 98.5% of the total population and that the
rest are Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%, in fact these
numbers are not known.

Koreans

Chinese

Japanese

Major Religions

The Japanese religious tradition is made up of several major


components, including Shinto, Japan's earliest religion, Buddhism, and
Confucianism. Christianity has been only a minor movement in Japan.

Culture

The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the
country's prehistoric Jmon period, to its contemporary hybrid culture,
which combines influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.

Many different sports are played in Japan. Traditional martial arts like
judo and kendo are popular, as are sports imported from overseas,
such as baseball and soccer (football).

Music in japan is Traditional & Modern. An example of traditional music


is ongaku & modern music is K-POP.

Is Japan a developed country or not ?

Japan IS a developed country & is the 2nd developed country right after
the United States.

Would I like to live in Japan?

I would love to live in Japan because they have such great things &
have been said many good things about. Japan is like an Asian New
York City! Things in Japan are way different than here in United States.
Also, I know that almost all the games come out early over there & it is
a very beautiful place.