Welcome To Japan!

日本へようこそ! By Sadie and Jaci

Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun

Welcome to Japan, its nicknamed the land of the rising sun. Japan is called that because the Japan means sun-origin. Japan is an archipelago made up of 6,852 small islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Shikoku, and Kyushu they are approximately 97% of Japans population area.

Japan has the 10th largest world population with over 126 million people. Honshu's Greater Tokyo area, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over thirty million people.

Country Facts

  • Japans government type is like Canada or Britain.

  • The leader (prime minister) is Shinzo Abe

  • The official language of Japan is Japanese

  • Shinto and Buddhism is Japans major religions

  • Japans population is 127.3 million people

  • Japans currency is Japanese Yen

  • Japan is mostly warm, so you don't need a big heavy coat.