About Japan

The "Land of the Rising Sun", to explore Japan is to explore a dream. No matter what preconceived notion a visitor to Japan brings them with, they should still expect to be surprised in one way another by the sweeping contradictions of this dense country. Japan is made up of a series of islands, with the largest being Honshu. Its climate is varied, and somewhat comparable to the northeast of North America. Its culture stretches back centuries, but it is also one of the most developed countries in the world. 

Japan Trivia

What Kind of Animals Live in Japan?

Some of the animals that are native to Japan include the red-crowned crane, the steller's sea lion, the Japanese pond turtle, the green pheasant, and the sika deer.

Animals Native to Japan

What is the Biggest City in Japan?

Tokyo is the largest city in Japan.

10 Biggest Cities In Japan

What Languages Are Spoken in Japan?

Japanese is the official language used in the country and is also the primary language in the country with over 125 million speakers. Besides the Japanese language, the other widely used language in Japan is the Ryukyuan language.

What Languages Are Spoken In Japan?

What type of economy does Japan have?

Japan is the second most advanced economy in the world, the third largest by nominal GDP, and the 4th by PPP. The country is one of the world’s most innovative economies having the largest electronic goods industry and patent filings. Japan is also the world’s biggest creditor with the leading public debt ratio.

The Economy Of Japan

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Japan?

Japan has one of the most culturally homogeneous major societies on earth, dominated by the Yamato people. Around 123 million people in Japan identify as Yamato Japanese.

Ethnic Groups And Nationalities In Japan

What Kind of Government Does Japan Have?

Japan's government is a constitutional monarchy where the Emperor's power is limited to mainly ceremonial duties. The government has three branches, the executive, legislature, and the judiciary.

What Type Of Government Does Japan Have?

What Was the Japanese Economic Miracle?

The Japanese Economic Miracle refers to the dramatic growth of the Japanese economy after World War II and till the end of the Cold War.

What Was The Japanese Economic Miracle?

What is Japanese Culture Like?

Japan is a largely secular society whose people value harmonious relations with others by giving back, and regard fulfilling the social duty as more vital than personal individuality. Order, harmony, and self-development are the three vital values that anchor Japanese social relations.

Japanese Cultures, Customs and Traditions