Government, Economy, Culture, and Geography

The Japan Flag


In Japan the landforms are mostly rugged and mountainous.The climate varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north.The resources are mineral resources and fish.Japan has with virtually no energy natural resources, Japan is the worlds largest importer of coal and natural gas, as well as the second largest importer of oil. Japans natural disaters are usually  some active volcanoes; about 1,500  occurrences (mostly tremors but occasional severe earthquakes) every year; tsunamis; typhoons volcanism: both Unzen (elev. 1,500 m) and Sakura-jima (elev. 1,117 m), which lies near the densely populated city of Kagoshima, have been deemed "Decade Volcanoes" by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earths Interior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and close proximity to human populations; other notable historically active volcanoes.


Japans nationality is Jappenese. Japans ethnic groups are Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%. Up to 230,000 Brazilians of Japanese origin migrated to Japan in the 1990s to work in industries; some have returned to Brazil (2004).Their launguage is Jappenease. Japans religions are Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8% Total adherents exceeds 100% because many people belong to both Shintoism and Buddhism


Japan is a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy.Japans cheif of state of the excutive branch is Emperor AKIHITO and Prime Minister Shinzo ABE. The legislative branchs name is Diet or Kokkai. The judicials branch contains all types of governments.The constitution was adopted on May 3rd 1947.The age citizens are able to vote is 20 years of age.

The Prime Minister Shinzo Abe


Japans per capita GDP is $36,200.Their Agricultural Products are rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs and fish.The industries and percentage is among worlds largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, and processed foods. Their import partners are China 21.5%, US 8.9%, Australia 6.6%, Saudi Arabia 5.9%, UAE 5%, South Korea 4.7%. The export partners are China 19.7%, US 15.5%, South Korea 8%, Hong Kong 5.2%, Thailand 4.6%. Japans labor force percentages are ariculture: 3.9%, industry: 26.2% and services 69.8%.Japans currency is Yens.


Information about Japan from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ja.html