Located in the continent of Asia, Japan covers 364,485 square kilometers of land and 13,430 square kilometers of water, making it the 62nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 377,915 square kilometers.
Japan was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1590. The population of Japan is 127,368,088 (2012) and the nation has a density of 349 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Japan is the Yen (JPY). As well, the people of Japan are refered to as Japanese.
The dialing code for the country is 81 and the top level internet domain for Japanese sites is .jp.
Japan does not share land borders with any countries.
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|Density||349.4 / km2 ( 905.1 / mi2 )|
|GDP||4,600,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||36,116 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||364,485 km2 (140,728 mi2)|
|Water Area||13,430 km2 (5,185 mi2)|
What is the capital of Japan?
Tokyo is the capital city of Japan. It has a population of 8,336,599, and is located on a latitue of 35.69 and longitude of 139.69.
Tokyo is also the political center of Japan, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Tokyo, the Capital Of Japan
|Elevation||44 meters over sea level|
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