Japan

By Ms. Hulker's Class

History and Geography

By: Tiasia, Hanna, Keanu, and Cameron

History

  • Japan was founded by Emperor Jimmu.
  • Japan's Flag is white with a red dot.
  • Japan's longitude and latitude are 35.6833 N and 139.7667 E.
  • The Capital of Japan is Tokyo

People, Society, and Government

By: Miles, Melanie, Laila, and William

People and Society

  • Japanese is the language spoken in Japan.
  • Shinto and Buddhism are the two major religions in Japan.

Economy and Transportation

By: Jakayla, Jason, Monica, and Jonathan

Economy

  • Japan's GDP: 4.92 Trillion
  • Japan's Money: Yen
  • Japan's major imports are petroleum, clothing, and coal
  • Japan's export's are cars and plastic
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Transportation

  • Number of Airports: 98
  • Japan uses cars and trains

Military, Climate, and Terrain

By: Leo, Hailey, Malachi, and Dylan

Climate and Terrain

  • Japan's Natural Hazards include: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Typhoons.
  • Famous Earthquakes are the: Bandai, Fuji, Iwo-Jima, Kikai, Kirishima, Komaga-take, and the Oshima.

Attractions and Population

By: D'Riya, Zoey, and Silas

Population

  • Japan's Population: 127.3 Million
  • Life Expectancy: 83.10
  • Literacy Rate: 99%

Famous Tourist Attractions

Animals in Japan

Celebrations and Food

By: Marcus, Malachi, Brendon, Miracle, Summer, and Karen

3 Special Celebrations

  • Nations Foundation Day - celebrates the formation of the nation
  • Groundhogs Day
  • Emperors Birthday

5 National Holidays

January 13th: Coming of Age Day

July 21st: Marine Day

August 11th: Mountain Day

November 3rd: Culture Day

May 5th: Children's Day

Famous Foods

  • Noodles
  • Fish
  • Sushi
  • Tempra
  • Romo