Government, Economy, Culture, and Geography


The type of goverment japan has is a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy. The name of the leader of the executive branch is Emperor AKIHITO and Prime Minister Shinzo. The name of the legislative branch is Diet or Kokkai.  The judical branch containes all of the courts and country's. the date when the constutution was adopted is3 May 1947. The age when citizens can vote is 20 years of age.


The per capita gdp is $36,200 (2012 est). The agriculture products are: rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish. Japans industries are among  the world's largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, and processed foods. Japans percents are -3.5% (2011 est).  The import partners are: China 21.5%, US 8.9%, Australia 6.6%, Saudi Arabia 5.9%, UAE 5%, South Korea 4.7% (2011). the export partners are: China 19.7%, US 15.5%, South Korea 8%, Hong Kong 5.2%, Thailand 4.6% (2011). The labor forces % of agriculture,industry, and services are: agriculture: 3.9%,industry: 26.2%, and services: 69.8%. The currency name is yens. 


The nationality is(in noun and adjective form):noun: Japanese (singular and plural)/adjective: Japanese. The ethnic groups are:Japanese 98.5%, Koreans 0.5%, Chinese 0.4%, other 0.6%. The language spoken is Japanese. The different religions are: Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8%.


Their landforms are mostly rugged and mountainous. The resources are:negligible mineral resources, fish ( 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). thier natuaral disasters are: well... there 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 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.


information about japan is from:https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ja.html