Govnerment , Economy, Culture, and Geography


A Parliamentary Government with a constitutional monarchy elections: Diet designates the prime minister; constitution requires that the prime minister commands parliamentary majority; following legislative elections, the leader of majority party or leader of majority coalition in House of Representatives usually becomes prime minister; the monarchy is hereditary.bicameral Diet  consists of the House of Councillors or Sangi-in (242 seats - members elected for fixed six-year terms; 146 members in multi-seat constituencies and 96 by proportional representation) half elected every three years; and the House of Representatives or Shugi-in (480 seats - members elected for maximum four-year terms; 300 in single-seat constituencies; 180 members by proportional representation in 11 regional blocs); the prime minister has the right to dissolve the House of Representatives at any time with the concurrence of the cabinetSupreme Court (chief justice is appointed by the monarch after designation by the cabinet; all other justices are appointed by the cabinet).3 May 1947.
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$36,200 (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 36 $35,300 (2011 est.) $35,500 (2010 est.) note: data are in 2012 US dollars.This is the things they crop and growand the stuff they eatrice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish.agriculture: 3.9%industry: 26.2% services: 69.8% yem is money  
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Japanese is  (singular and plural and Japanese has  98.5% of its culture. Koreans has 0.5% of its culture in its  Chinese 0.4% china also has another of  0.6% up to 230,000 of  Brazilians of Japanese origin migrated to Japan in the 1990s to work in and some have returned some of  Brazil's culture (2004).Japanese Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8%note: total adherents exceeds 100% because many people belong to both Shintoism and Buddhism in (2005) because 100% of people live in those states that means that they have most of there culture.
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Landforms are mostly rugged and mountainous.Japan is off of asia and is a  mineral resources, fish and. With virtually no energy natural resources, Japan is the world's largest importer of coal and liquefied natural gas, as well as the second largest importer of oil.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 Earth's Interior, 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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