Few Facts of Japan

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JAPAN FACTS & FIGURES

  • Japan’s major four Islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku.
  • Closest neighbors - Taiwan, China, Russia and North and South Korea.
  • Major Cities - Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka
  • GDP :- 3rd Largest economy in the world
  • Currency – Yen ( JPY)
  • Education – 100% Literacy
  • Universities – More than 700
  • Top Research and Innovation
  • Health – Universal Health Insurance System, Highest life expectancy in world
  • Time Zone – JST (UTC 9)
  • Country Code – JP
  • Calling Code - +81
  • Total Population :-
  • Total Area :- 377,971 Km2
  • Internet TLD :- -.jp
  • Language Used :- Japanese
  • Religion :- Shintoism and Buddhism
  • Culture and Art – Calligraphy, Painting, Ikebana, Kabuki, Manga
  • Government :- Unitary State, Constitutional monarchy, Parliamentary System

JAPAN EDUCATION SYSTEM

  • Elementary School – 6 Years
  • Juniors High School – 3 Years
  • High School – 3 Years
  • University – 2 or 4 Years

Food and Cuisine

  • Traditional Food – Rice with Miso soup with side dishes often consist of fishes, pickle, vegetables
  • Noodles such as Soba and Udon.
  • Sushi and Yakitori is one of popular food throughout the world.
  • Meat based dishes tonkatsu is common.
  • Foreign Foods
  • Particularly Chinese foods called Ramen, Gyoza, Fry Dumplings
  • Western Food – Curry and Hambuerger Steaks