Japan/日本/Nihon(Government)

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Government types

They have a Constitutional Monarchy with a Parliamentary System.
The Leader is Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. And Emperor Akihito.
Branches:
Executive- This is the highest branch. It consists of the Emperor who chooses the Prime Minister, who chooses all of the cabinet members.
Legislature- this basically just has control over all legislative decisions.
Judiciary- This controls the courts and the laws.
Local Government- this is the mayor/governor of the 47 different prefectures of Japan.

Economy

Their type of economy is an industrialized global free market. This is just business compete to sell their product.
They are a very developed country.
Their GDP per capita is 38 million in 2013
Their type of currency is the Japanese yen.
Only 16% of Japanese people live below the poverty level.
10 Top Imports:
  1. Oil: US$151 billion (23.3% of total Japanese imports)
  2. Electronic equipment: $90.2 billion (13.9%)
  3. Machines, engines, pumps: $59.5 billion (9.2%)
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $23.3 billion (3.6%)
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $23.1 billion (3.6%)
  6. Ores, slag, ash: $21 billion (3.2%)
  7. Vehicles: $19.1 billion (2.9%)
  8. Organic chemicals: $14.2 billion (2.2%)
  9. Plastics: $13.8 billion (2.1%)
  10. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $13.5 billion (2.1%)

10 Top Exports:

  1. Vehicles: US$134 billion (21.4% of total exports)
  2. Machines, engines, pumps: $117.7 billion (18.8%)
  3. Electronic equipment: $95.6 billion (15.3%)
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $35.7 billion (5.7%)
  5. Iron and steel: $27.5 billion (4.4%)
  6. Plastics: $22.5 billion (3.6%)
  7. Organic chemicals: $17.9 billion (2.9%)
  8. Ships, boats: $11.4 billion (1.8%)
  9. Oil: $11.4 billion (1.8%)
  10. Rubber: $10.3 billion (1.6%)

Entertainment

Festival: Big Mikoshi "Yatai" Parade on Miki Autumn Harvest Festival In Miki, Hyogo.
Author: Haruki Marakami
Music is a weird JPop which is a fast techno like beat with Japanese lyrics.
Sports: Soccer is a very popular sport among both men and women in Japan.
One of their favorite pass times is illegal street racing.