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Japan From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For a topic outline on this subject, see List of basic Japan topics . For other uses, see Japan (disambiguation) . 日日日 Nihon-koku Japan Flag Imperial Seal Anthem : Kimi ga Yo ( 君君君 ? ) Capit al (and largest city) Tokyo ( de facto ) 1 35°41′N, 139°46′E Official languages Japanese (de facto) Demonym Japanese Government Parliamentary democracy and Constitutional monarchy - Emperor Akihito - Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda
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Formation - National Foundation Day February 11, 660 BC 3 - Meiji Constitution November 29, 1890 - Current constitution May 3, 1947 - Treaty of San Francisco April 28, 1952 Area - Total 377,873 km² ( 62nd ) 145,883 sq mi - Water ( % ) 0.8 Population - 2007 estimate 127,433,494 ( 10th ) - 2004 census 127,333,002 - Density 337/km² ( 30th ) 872.8/sq mi GDP ( PPP ) 2007 estimate - Total $4.346 trillion [1] ( 3rd ) - Per capita $33,800 [2] ( 24th ) GDP (nominal) 2007 estimate - Total $4.886 trillion [3] ( 2nd )
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- Per capita $38,341 ( 14th ) Gini 38.1 (2002) [4] HDI (2007) 0.953 ( high ) ( 8th ) Currency International Symbol ¥ Pronounced ( Yen ) Japanese Symbol Pronounced ( En ) ( JPY ) Time zone JST ( UTC +9) Internet TLD .jp Calling code +81 1 Yokohama is the largest incorporated city. 2 " World Factbook; Japan—Economy ". CIA ( 2006 - 12-19 ). Retrieved on 2006 - 12-28 . 3 According to legend, Japan was founded on this date by the Emperor Jimmu , first emperor of Japan; it is seen as largely symbolic. This article contains Japanese text. Without proper rendering support , you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of kanji or kana . Japan ( 君君 Nihon or Nippon ? , officially 君君君 Nippon-koku ? · i or Nihon-koku) is an island country in East Asia . Located in the Pacific Ocean , it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan , People's Republic of China , Korea and Russia , stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin country", which is why Japan is sometimes identified as the " Land of the Rising Sun ". Japan comprises over 3,000 islands [5] making it an archipelago . The largest islands are Honshū , Hokkaidō , Kyūshū and Shikoku , together accounting for 97% of Japan's land area. Most of the islands are mountainous , many volcanic ; for example, Japan’s highest peak, Mount Fuji , is a volcano. Japan has the world's tenth largest population , with about 128 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area , which includes the de facto capital
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city of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures , is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents. Archaeological
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