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  • 日本国 or 日本 (Japanese)[a]
  • Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku
    Nippon or Nihon
Anthem: "Kimigayo" (君が代)
Projection of Asia with Japan's Area colored green
Japanese territory in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled territory in light green
Capital
and largest city
Tokyo
35°41′N139°46′E / 35.683°N 139.767°E / 35.683; 139.767
National languageJapanese
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Emperor
Naruhito
Yoshihide Suga
LegislatureNational Diet
House of Councillors
House of Representatives
Formation
November 29, 1890
May 3, 1947
Area
• Total
377,975 km2 (145,937 sq mi)[2] (61st)
• Water (%)
1.40 (as of 2015)[3]
Population
• 2020 estimate
Decrease 125,960,000[4] (11th)
• 2015 census
127,094,745[5]
• Density
334/km2 (865.1/sq mi) (24th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $5.451 trillion[6] (4th)
• Per capita
Increase $43,194 (28th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $5.080 trillion[6] (3rd)
• Per capita
Increase $40,256 (22nd)
Gini (2015)33.9[7]
medium · 78th
HDI (2018)Increase 0.915[8]
very high · 19th
CurrencyJapanese yen (¥) (JPY)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+81
ISO 3166 codeJP
Internet TLD.jp

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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