Japan, the Land of Rising Sun, lies in the Pacific Ocean. Japan is an Island Country with four major islands comprising more than 97% of the total land area of about 377,000 square kilometers. Politically, Japan follows Parliamentary Democracy with Constitutional Monarchy. The national language of Japan is Japanese with several regional variations in the dialects over the eastern and western Japan.
Japan flag Rising SunThe population of World's second largest economy Japan is 128 million people with Tokyo, the largest and capital city having a population of 30 million people. The currency of Japan is Yen. Japan is a major economic power of the world and it is the third largest nation in Purchasing Power Parity. In the G* group, Japan is the only Asian Country and currently Japan is the Non-Permanent Member in UN Security Council. Japan ranks tenth in the index of living standards and has the highest life expectancy in the entire world. Moreover, Japan has the third lowest Infant Morality Rate in the world.
Tokyo by night