Government Type-

  • A parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy
Legal System

  • civil law system based on German model; system also reflects Anglo-American influence and Japanese traditions; judicial review of legislative acts in the Supreme Court

  • 20 years of age, universal


GDP per capita
  • $37,800
Agriculture Products
  • rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish
Unemployment Rate
  • 3.6%
  • $710.5 billion
  • $811.9 billion


Amusement Parks

Fuji-Q Highland is a major park located in the Fuji Five Lakes region at the foot of Mount Fiji. Japan's most popular theme parks, Fuji-Q Highland, is best known for record holding roller coasters and elaborate, anime themed rides and attractions. The park strives to be at the forefront of theme park entertainment, and has been constantly opening new rides and attractions, including Guinness World Record breaking roller coasters.

  • Fujiyama is the park's centerpiece attraction, was the world's tallest and fastest roller coaster when it opened in 1996, and it continues to rank among the best coasters in the world.
  • Dodonpa made in 2001 is currently the parks speediest coaster and the world record holder for fastest acceleration.
  • Eejanaika made in 2006, a "4th dimension" roller coaster with seats rotating within the car, has the most inversions of any roller coaster.
  • Takabisha, built in 2011, is the steepest roller coaster in the world, dropping at an angle of 121 degrees.


Japan has a lively culture, including delicious cuisine and entertaining anime. The country has a stable government, having more imports than exports. Japan has world class roller coaster that people come from all over to experience
"Kimi Ga Yo" - Japan National Anthem Japanese & English lyrics

Work cited

Central Intelligence Agency. Central Intelligence Agency, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.

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