Japan Facts

Japan Facts
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126,771,662 (July 2001 est.)

total: 377,835 sq km, slightly smaller than California

Type of Government
Constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government

yen (JPY)

varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north

Primary Language

External resources

Aizu History Project
Ancient World Club
Astronomy in Japan
Autumnal Equinox Day: Japan
Battle of the Coral Sea
Best Japanese Volcanoes to Visit
Castles of Japan
Colleges and Universities: Japan
Daisetsuzan National Park
Death of the Father: Hirohito & Imperial Japan
Declaration of War on Japan
Declaration of War on Japan 1
Edo, Japan: A Virtual Tour
Embassy of Japan
Experience Japan
Flag of Japan
Folk Legends of Japan
Guide to Japan
Habu: Snake Native to Japan
Hirohito, Japan: Atomic Bombs
Iwo-Jima, Volcano Islands, Japan
Island of the Spirit
Japan 2001
Japan for 6 to 10 Year Old Children
Japan for Visitors
Japan High Rises
Japan Information Network
Japan Karate Association
Japan Lite: Kindergarten Graduation
Japan, My Japan
Japan National Tourism Organization
Japanese Calligraphy
Japanese Creation Myth

Japan’s Secret Garden
Kids’ Eyeview of Japan with Kristi Yamaguchi
Kids Web: Japan
Kushiro Swamp: Photos
Lonely Planet: Japan
Lost Tribes of Israel: Japan
Map of Japan
Museum Information: Japan
Natural Hazards: Earthquake Events
New Year’s Customs Worldwide
Ocean Planet: Underwater Flyby
Origami House
Origami House: An Architectural Piece of Wonder
Photo Tour of Japan

 Fast Facts Resources
Japan National Tourism Organization
Kids Web:  Japan