Emperor o Japan

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Emperor o Japan
天皇
Flag of the Japanese Emperor.svg
Incumbent
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Akihito
syne Januar 7, 1989
Details
Style His Majesty
Heir apparent Croun Prince Naruhito
First monarch Emperor Jimmu
Formation 660 BC
Residence Tokyo Imperial Palace
as offeecial residence
Wabsteid The Imperial Household Agency

The Emperor o Japan is the heid o the Imperial Faimily an is the ceremonial heid o state o Japan's seestem o constitutional monarchy. Accordin tae the 1947 constitution, he is "the seembol o the State an o the unity o the fowk." Historically, he is an aa the heichest authority o the Shinto releegion as he an his faimily are said tae be the direct descendants o the sun-goddess Amaterasu,[1]

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