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Land Area 364,485 km2
Water Area 13,430 km2
Total Area 377,915km2 (#61)
Population 126,702,133 (#10)
Population Density 347.62/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $4,930.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $38,900
Currency Yen (JPY)
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    Japan Trivia

    What is the Biggest City in Japan?

    Tokyo is the largest city in Japan.

    10 Biggest Cities In Japan

    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 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 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?

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    Japan prefectures & their capitals

    Region Capital
    Aichi Nagoya-shi
    Akita Akita Shi
    Aomori Aomori Shi
    Chiba Chiba
    Ehime Matsuyama
    Fukui Fukui-shi
    Fukuoka Fukuoka-shi
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi
    Gifu Gifu-shi
    Gunma Maebashi-shi
    Hiroshima Hiroshima-shi
    Hokkaido Sapporo
    Hyogo Kobe
    Ibaraki Mito-shi
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi
    Iwate Morioka-shi
    Kagawa Takamatsu-shi
    Kagoshima Kagoshima-shi
    Kanagawa Yokohama
    Kochi Kochi-shi
    Kumamoto Kumamoto
    Kyoto Kyoto
    Mie Tsu-shi
    Miyagi Sendai-shi
    Miyazaki Miyazaki-shi
    Nagano Nagano-shi
    Nagasaki Nagasaki-shi
    Nara Nara-shi
    Niigata Niigata-shi
    Oita Oita
    Okayama Okayama-shi
    Okinawa Naha-shi
    Osaka Osaka-shi
    Saga Saga-shi
    Saitama Saitama
    Shiga Otsu-shi
    Shimane Matsue-shi
    Shizuoka Shizuoka-shi
    Tochigi Utsunomiya-shi
    Tokushima Tokushima-shi
    Tokyo Tokyo
    Tottori Tottori
    Toyama Toyama-shi
    Wakayama Wakayama-shi
    Yamagata Yamagata-shi
    Yamaguchi Yamaguchi-shi
    Yamanashi Kofu-shi

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