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Japan
  • 日本国
  • Nippon-koku
  • Nihon-koku
Centered reid circle on a white rectangle. Gowden circle subdividit bi gowden wedges wi roondit ooter edges an thin black ootlines.
Banner Imperial Seal
Anthem: 

Govrenment Seal o Japan
  • Seal o the Office o the Prime Meenister an the Govrenment o Japan
  • 五七桐 (Go-Shichi no Kiri?)
Caipital Tokyo
35°41′N 139°46′E / 35.683°N 139.767°E / 35.683; 139.767
Offeecial leids None[1]
Recognisit regional leids
Naitional leid Japanese
Ethnic groups (2011[2])
Demonym Japanese
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
 -  Emperor Akihito
 -  Prime Meenister Shinzō Abe
Legislatur Naitional Diet
 -  Upper hoose Hoose o Cooncillors
 -  Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
Formation
 -  Naitional Foundation Day 11 Februar 660 BC[3] 
 -  Meiji Constitution November 29, 1890 
 -  Current constitution Mey 3, 1947 
 -  San Francisco
Peace Treaty
Aprile 28, 1952 
Aurie
 -  Total 377,944 km2[4] (62nt)
145,925 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) 0.8
Population
 -  2012 estimate 126,659,683[5] (10t)
 -  2010 census 128,056,026[6]
 -  Densitie 337.1/km2 (36t)
873.1/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $4.729 trillion[7] (4t)
 -  Per capita $37,135[7] (21st)
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $5.007 trillion[8] (3rd)
 -  Per capita $39,321[9] (23rd)
Gini (2008) 37.6[10]
middlin · 76t
HDI (2013) Increase 0.912[11]
very heich · 10th
Currency Yen (¥) / En (JPY)
Time zone JST (UTC+9)
 -  Summer (DST) nae observed (UTC+9)
Date format
  • yyyy-mm-dd
  • yyyy年m月d日
  • Era yy年m月d日 (CE−1988)
Drives on the left
Cawin code +81
Internet TLD .jp

Japan (Japanese: 日本 Nihon or Nippon, kent ofeecially as 日本国 Nihon-koku or Nippon-koku "State o Japan" forby) is a kintra on the wastren skirt o the Paceefic Ocean. The "Laund o the Risin Sun" lies tae the east o the Asien continent an is composed o ower 3,000 islands. The lairgest an main islands is, frae north tae sooth, Hokkaidō, Honshū (the lairgest island), Shikoku, an Kyūshū.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "法制執務コラム集「法律と国語・日本語」" (in Japanese). Legislative Bureau of the House of Councillors. Retrieved January 19, 2009. 
  2. "World Factbook: Japan". CIA. Retrieved January 15, 2011. 
  3. Accordin tae legend, Japan wis foondit on this date bi Emperor Jimmu, the kintra's first emperor.
  4. "Japan Statistical Yearbook 2010". Statistics Bureau. p. 17. Retrieved January 15, 2011. 
  5. "Japanese population decreases for third year in a row". Retrieved August 9, 2012. 
  6. "Population Count based on the 2010 Census Released". Statistics Bureau of Japan. Retrieved October 26, 2011. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Japan". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved October 27, 2013. 
  8. "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  9. "World Economic Outlook Database-October 2013". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  10. "World Factbook: Gini Index". CIA. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  11. "Human Development Report 2013". UN. 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013.