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Land Of The Rising Sun.



Population: 126,475,664 (2011)
Land Area: 377,835 sq km
Natural Resources: Negligible natural resources; fish
Capital: Tokyo
Political System: Constitutional Monarchy with Parliamentary Government
State Leader: Naoto Kan (2010)
Languages: Japanese
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Major Religions: Shinto and Buddhist 84%, Other 16%
Major Ethnicities: Japanese 98.5%, Korean 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, Other 0.6%
Life Expectancy: 82.25 years (2011)


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 5.391 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 4.338 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 34,200 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 3% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 1.1%, Industry 23%, Services 75.9% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 3.9%, Industry 26.2%, Services 69.8% (2010)
Industries: Motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, processed foods
Agriculture Products: Rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, dairy products, eggs, fish
Human Development Index: 0.901 (12th)
Tourism Revenue: 14.343 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 5.1% (2010)

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Army Size: 239 900 (2004)
Budget: 0.8% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation


Japan is located in East Asia. Japan shares sea borders with many Asian countries. Japan is one of the leading economic powers of the world. Japan is a leader in technology, robotics and machinery.

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CIA World Factbook: Japan
The Economist: The World In 2010
Wikipedia: Japan

Updated on: December 21, 2011