Japan

Japan is located in Eastern Asia, an island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula.  

Population (2014 est) – 127,103,388
Area – 234,800 mi
Capital – Tokyo

Ethnic Background

  • Japanese - 98.5%
  • Koreans - 0.5%
  • Chinese - 0.4% 
  • Other - 0.6%

Exports - motor vehicles, semiconductors, iron and steel products, auto parts, plastic materials, power generating machinery
Imports – petroleum, liquid natural gas, clothing, semiconductors, coal, audio and visual apparatus

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 81 years, F 88 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 2.13 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 1%

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