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Japan is an island nation in Eastern Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Japan is
an archipelago of 6,852 islands.
Japan is a nation of rich cultural heritage and many natural wonders.
The characters that represent the word 'Japan' in the Japanese script also signify
that it is the land where the sun originates.
Its capital is Kioto and the oficial language is Japanese .
Japan is divided into eight regions that have their own districts in there.
Japan can be enjoyable at any time of the year, and weather patterns differ
dramatically between regions.
Stadistic shows that there are around 126,757,591 people until the last census in
2014 which would make Japan the tenth largest country in the world.
The traditional costume in Japan is the Kimono, There are various different types
of kimono for use at different times and on different occasions, It can be worn by
both men and women, and one of the difference betwen kimonos is that mens
kimono is mainly black .
The Japanese cuisine offers a great variety of dishes and regional specialties.
Some of the most popular dishes are made with Rice, and they are the rice bowl,
that its name says is a bowl and inside rise and mixed with raw eggs and soya
Sushi that is my favorite dish, it is cooked with rice and mixed with some fish or
fruits and vegetables, Sushi is the most famous japanese dish outside of Japan.
And finally the donburi that is a bowl of plain cooked rice with some other food on
top of it
Some traditions in Japan are the gardens ,original Japanese gardens were inspired
by Buddhist and Chinese philosophy, The gardens are found in Japanese temples
that are inspired by the Shinto religion and the belief in an ideal state of harmony,
these gardens includes aspects such as water, rocks, gravel, and Bonsai.
And other tradition is the Japanese tea ceremony that has evolved into a cultural
ritual which means much more than the mere sampling of powdered green tea, and
is a unique part of Japanese traditions.
For finishing this presentation , im going to tell you the three most beautiful
landmarks of Japan, First the Golden pavillon , the temple Golden pavillon is the
most popular tourist atraction in Japan, It was built as a retairement Village but in
1950 was burnt down by an Young monk who had become obsessed, years later
the temple was rebuilt as an exact copy of the original .
And Mount Fuji that its the highest mountain in japan, at 3,776 meters .An
estimated 200,000 people climb Mount Fuji every year