|Land Area||364,485 km2|
|Water Area||13,430 km2|
|Total Area||377,915km2 (#61)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy|
|GDP (PPP)||$4,930.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$38,900|
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The Japan flag was officially adopted on January 26, 1870.
The centered sun symbol (called Hinomaru) has been an important part of Japan's flag for thousands of years. The white field is symbolic of honesty and purity.
Japan Coat of Arms:
The Imperial Seal of Japan, also known as the Chrysanthemum Seal, is a crest used by the members of the Japanese Imperial family.