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Japan's Information

Flag of Japan
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)
More Information Japan
Largest Cities

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    • Animal: Raccoon Dog
    • Bird: Green Pheasant, Red-crowned Crane
    • Coat of Arms:

      Flag of 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.
    • Fish: Koi
    • Flag of Japan
    • Fruit: Lychee
    • Tree: Cherry blossom tree
      This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

      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 Does the Flag of Japan Mean?

      The Japanese flag represents the sun, which has important religious and mythological significance in the country.The crimson red color of the symbolic sun is said to represent a prosperous future for Japan. The white background color symbolizes the purity, honesty, and integrity of the people of Japan.

      What Do the Colors and Symbols of the National Flag of Japan Mean?

      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

      About the Author

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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

      Countries of Asia