5Countries that are near Japan Countries that are near JapanNorth KoreaSouth KoreaRussiaTaiwanChinaPhilippinesThailandAnd Mongolia
6Japan’s capitol cityJapan’s capitol and largest city is Tokyo with a population of millionPictures clipart
7Language In Japan they speak Japanese Pictures clipart
8Social Structure Japans population is 127 368 088 (2012) Growth rate %Birth rate- 8.39/1000Infant mortality rate- 2.21/1000Life expectancy: men 80 yearsLife expectancy: women 87 yearsPictures clipart
9Large cities in JapanOsaka-Kobe – population million Nagoya- population million Fukuoko – Kitakyus- population million Sapporo millionPictures clipartttp://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia/world/japan-government-politics.html
10First human settlements HistoryWarUnable to neutralize U.S. opposition to it’s actions in South East Asia, Japan opened hostilities against the United States and Great Britain on December 7th, 1941 by striking at Pearl Harbor, Singapore and other Pacific possessions.First human settlementsGenetic research indicates arrival of humans in Japan by 37,000 BP. Archeological remains at the Tategahana Paleolithic site at lake Nojiri have been dated as early as 47,000 BP.
11Present type of government Emperor: AKIHITOPrime Minister: Yoshihiko NODADep. Prime Minister: Katsuya OKADAPresent type of governmentA parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy.
12Picture clipartEconomyIndustriesAmong the world’s largest and technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment, machine tools, steel and nonferrous metal, ships, chemicals, textiles and processed foods.CurrencyMonetary unit yen (2013)
13Natural resources Negligible mineral resource Fish Pictures clipart
14Religions Shintoism 83.9% Buddhism 71.4% Christianity 2% Other 7.8 % Total adherents exceed 100% because many people belong to both Shintoism and Buddhism (2005)
15EducationJapan is famous for it’s technological cleverness, and it’s education system has been producing lots of graduates highly literate in the sciences for a long time.Pictures clipart
16Interesting factsJapan is separated from the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan.Japans national name is Nippon
17GeographyClimateVaries from temperate in the North to tropical in the South.Picture clipart
18Environmental IssuesFresh water pollution Waste generation Air pollution from power plant emissions result in acid; acidification of lakes and reservoirs degrading water quality and threatening aquatic life; Japan is one of the largest consumers of fish and tropical timber, contributing to the depletion of these recourses in Asia and elsewhere.Picture clipart
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