Area Total 377,915 sq km
Climate varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north
Natural Resources negligible mineral resources, fish, note, with virtually no natural energy resources, Japan is the world’s largest importer of coal and liquefied natural gas, as well as the second largest importer of oil
Imports China 24.5%, US 11%, Australia 5.8%, South Korea 4.2%, Saudi Arabia 4.1% (2017) – petroleum, liquid natural gas, clothing, semiconductors, coal, audio and visual apparatus (2014 est.)
Government parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Capital Tokyo
Population 126.2 million (July 2018 est.)
Ethnicity Japanese 98.1%, Chinese 0.5%, Korean 0.4%, other 1% (includes Filipino, Vietnamese, and Brazilian) (2016 est.)
Language Japanese
Exports US 19.4%, China 19%, South Korea 7.6%, Hong Kong 5.1%, Thailand 4.2% (2017) – motor vehicles, iron and steel products, semiconductors, auto parts, power generating machinery, plastic materials (2014 est.)

News about Japan

RSS News Sources: Independent | Japan Times | Guardian News

RSS News Sources: Independent | Japan Times | Guardian News
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