Japan

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fast facts

continent: Asia

Capital: Tokyo

population: around 126,919,659

main languages: Japanese

Area: 145,914 square miles

main religions: Shintoism

distance from Washington D.C: 6815.99



1st area of culture

food

the food people usually eat in japan is rice, sushi (which is cooked or raw fish and rice)

bento(which is a box lunch)

and finally Takoyaki(which is cooked octopus balls with onions and batter.


2nd area of culture

holidays

in japan people have large parades they dress in costumes and sometimes budhist monks ring the bells 108 times to ward off evil.


3rd area of culture

sports

Baseball is a Japanese passion and martial arts such as kendo, judo, and others began in japan.

4th area of culture

schools

kids are under a lot of pressure in school to get good grades

many kids in japan attend juko special private lessons in school


5th area of culture

life as a kid

many kids in japan usually have 2 siblings and usually share rooms because the apartments are to small.

things I may like to do in this country

I would like to see the capital and the flag waving .

I would like to try the bugs the fugu fish and the octopus and some other types of candy and food.

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takoyaki

Takoyaki . 2009. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.
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a japanese garden

Japanese Garden . 2010. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.
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a shinto shrine

Shinto Shrine . 2011. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.
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paper lanterns

Paper Lanterns. 2009. Photograph. Collection of CultureGrams. ProQuest, 2015. Web. 13 Nov 2015.