Government, Economy, Culture,and Geography


the terrain in Japan has mostly rugged and mountainousThe natral recourses in japan are negligible mineral resources,and  fishthe natral disasters in Japan have many dormant and some active volcanoes; about 1,500 seismic occurrences (mostly tremors but occasional severe earthquakes) every year; tsunamis; typhoons.


a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchyEmperor AKIHITObicameral diet or Kokkai Supreme Court3 May 1947 to vote you have to be20 years of age; universal ECONEMY$36,200 (2012 est.)rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fishamong world's largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, processed foodsagriculture: 3.9%industry: 26.2% services: 69.8% (2010 est.)


Japanese       Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%JapaneseShintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8%