Government, Economy, Culture, and Geography


The type of government that japan has is a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy. Names of leaders of the executive branch are Prime Minister Shinzo ABE, and Emperor AKIHITO. The name of the legislative branch is bicameral Diet or Kokkai consists of the House of Councillors or Sangi-in. The name of the judicial branch is the  Supreme Court.THe date when the constitution was adopted is 3 May 1947. The age when citizens can vote is 20 years of age.
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Capita GDP is 36,200 (2012 est. $35,300 (2011 est.) $35,500 (2010 est.) data are in 2012 US dollars . The agricultural products are rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish. Import products among world's largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, processed foods. Import partners are China 21.5%, US 8.9%, Australia 6.6%, Saudi Arabia 5.9%, UAE 5%, South Korea 4.7% (2011).Export partners are China 19.7%, US 15.5%, South Korea 8%, Hong Kong 5.2%, Thailand 4.6%(2011). Persent of labor force are 65.27 million (2012 est.)country comparison to the world.Name of the currency
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Japan nationally is Japanese (singular and plural) adjective: Japanese. The ethnic groups of japan 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) . The languages spoken are Japanese. Religions are Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8%.The total adherents exceeds 100% because many people belong to both Shintoism and Buddhism (2005)
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Japan's landforms are mostly rugged and mountainous. Japan's  climate is varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north. Some of japan;s resources are  mineral resources, fish with virtually no energy natural resources, Japan is the world largest importer of coal and liquefied natural gas, as well as the second largest importer of oil. Also some of japan;s  natural disasters are many dormant and some active volcanoes; about 1,500 seismic occurrences (mostly tremors but occasional severe earthquakes) every year; tsunamis; typhoonsvolcanism: 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 EarthInterior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and close proximity to human populations; other notable historically active volcanoes include Asama, Honshu Island's most active volcano, Aso, Bandai, Fuji, Iwo-Jima, Kikai, Kirishima, Komaga-take, Oshima, Suwanosejima, Tokachi, Yake-dake, and Usu
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