How many states are there in Japan

Japan

Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
independent since 660 BC Chr.

Region:

Far East Asia

Surface:

377,970 km²

Local name:

日本国

Capital:

Tokyo


geography

Japan is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. The land has a total area of ​​377,970 km² and a total coastline of 29,751 km. This land mass is only slightly larger than that of Germany. Japan is the 17th largest country in Asia and 63rd worldwide. It is comparatively low at an average height of 438 meters above sea level.

The archipelago consists of 6,852 mostly uninhabited islands. Japan does not have any directly bordering countries. The distance between Berlin and the capital Tokyo is approximately 8,930 km.

The currency in Japan is Japanese Yen (JPY).
1 yen is divided into 100 sen.
Status: May 18, 2021

1 euro = 132.78 yen
1000 yen = 7.53 euros

The climate in Japan

With an extension of over 2300 km from north to south, it is difficult to make a general statement about the climate. The individual parts of the country would be too different for this. Japan has a predominantly subtropical climate, so it is much drier and warmer than ours. There are heavy rain showers only in a few wetter months per year. The average maximum daily temperatures are between 9 and 31 degrees, depending on the season. In some parts of the country, the values ​​can reach up to 34 degrees during the day. In the colder months, the temperature drops, depending on the region, at night to as low as 1 ° C in the monthly mean.

Average day and night temperatures


languages

National language:

Japanese



Religions

directiondistribution
Buddhists66,8%
Christians1,5%
Shinto79,2%

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economy


With an HDI (Human Development Index) of 0.919, Japan is one of the most highly developed economies according to the UN definition. The IMF also shares this classification.

Land use

29% urban areas:108,678 km²
12% agriculture:46,604 km²
68% forests:258,758 km²
0% water surface:13,410 km²

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traffic

Road network:1,218,772 km
Rail network:27,311 km
Waterways:1,770 km
Commercial ports:5.017
›Airports:175

The main cities





Political indicators

(Based on the World Bank's "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project)


Political stability:

Rule of law:

Effectiveness:

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Freedom of speech:

Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



Existing trade agreements



Memberships