Japan
Located In
Asia
Area (km sq.)
377944.0
Time Zones
Japan Standard Time
UTC+09:00
Capital
Tokyo
Divisions
Okayama Prefecture
Shimane Prefecture
Hyōgo Prefecture
Shizuoka Prefecture
Hiroshima Prefecture
Hokkaido
Nagasaki Prefecture
Yamanashi Prefecture
Ehime Prefecture
Niigata Prefecture
Gunma Prefecture
Saitama Prefecture
Osaka Prefecture
Tochigi Prefecture
Shiga Prefecture
Ibaraki Prefecture
Nara Prefecture
Tokyo
Miyazaki Prefecture
Kōchi Prefecture
Iwate Prefecture
Mie Prefecture
Miyagi Prefecture
Saga Prefecture
Kanagawa Prefecture
Toyama Prefecture
Tokushima Prefecture
Tobita Shinchi
Akita Prefecture
Aomori Prefecture
Yamagata Prefecture
Wakayama Prefecture
Kagawa Prefecture
Gifu Prefecture
Kumamoto Prefecture
Fukushima Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
Fukuoka Prefecture
Kyoto Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
Kagoshima Prefecture
Yamaguchi Prefecture
Nagano Prefecture
Ōita Prefecture
Chiba Prefecture
Fukui Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture
Tottori Prefecture
Currency
Japanese yen
Language
Japanese Language
Calling Code
81
Government
Unitary state
Parliamentary system
Constitutional monarchy
Category
Country
Anthem
Kimigayo

Japan

Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The Kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin", and Japan is often called "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan is a stratovolcanic archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, ... more on Wikipedia

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