Information about Japan

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Japan

Japan, the Empire of Japan officially consists of nearly three thousand islands, and it takes four islands of great importance in addition to its largest area, which is the island of Kyushu, Shikoku, Honshu, and Hokkaido, and the Republic of Japan is located in the far east of the globe, and the country is mountainous due to the spread of mountains to areas greater than 70% of its total area, while the plains take an estimated area of ​​30%, and the major cities are confined to it.

Japan takes the capital of Tokyo as its capital, and this city is the most important among the cities of Japan. The area occupied by the islands is about 3000 km.

Statistics for 2014 indicate that the population of Japan has exceeded 127,333,002 people, and the Japanese are 98% of its population, and the remainder is divided between Koreans, Chinese and other nationalities residing in the country, and the population is distributed in forty-seven provinces.

Geography

Japan’s islands are located geographically between the longitude of 122 and 146 degrees east and above latitude 24 ° and 46 ° towards the north. Its islands extend along the coasts of the Pacific Ocean in the eastern part of Asia, and a large percentage of Japan’s area is not suitable for agriculture or use for industry due to its being forests. Mountainous, therefore, Japan’s populated cities are overpopulated due to its coastal location, limited remaining areas and suitability for human use. Japan tops the list of countries with high population density.

the climate

Japan is affected by a temperate climate often, but there is a noticeable variation in the climate between the north and south of the country, and the geographical distribution in the country is classified between a humid subtropical climate or a humid climate, etc., and it is common knowledge that Japan suffers from natural disasters a lot where tornadoes and heavy rain Especially at the end of the summer season and the beginnings of autumn, and volcanic eruptions, in addition to earthquakes that have claimed millions of lives in Japan’s history, and the Japanese are making great efforts in rebuilding their country and reducing the devastating effects of these natural disasters.

Economy

The Japanese economy depends mainly on the industry sector, as it exports primarily energy and raw materials. As for the agricultural sector, it has the lowest share in the country in terms of size, but the Japanese government provides great support for this sector, and the returns achieved by Japan are considered the highest globally, and it depends Japan is self-sufficient to meet the needs of the population of rice, but it resorts to importing grain from abroad.

Japan has a special fishing fleet, and it is the largest in the world, accounting for 15% of the global total catch, and it is noteworthy that the Japanese economy has experienced remarkable prosperity and growth in recent times.

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