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Japan
In Japanese : 日本国 (Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, in abbreviated form : Nippon or Nihon)
Area 377,975 km2
Population 125,507,472 inh. in 2020 (Japanese)
Density 332.1 inh./km2
Life expectancy Mean : 86.0 years    Female : 89.5 years    Male : 82.7 years
Languages Japanese
Ethnic groups Japanese, Korean
Capital Tokyo (about 42,796,716 inh., including 13,953,972 in the 23 special wards)
Main islands Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū, Shikoku, Okinawa Hontō
Altitudes Maximum : 3,776 m (Mount Fuji = Fujisan or Fujiyama)
Minimum  : -4 m (Lake Hachiro = Hachirogata)
Time zone UTC+9h Exact time
Currency Yen (JPY). The following subunits are not used anymore since 1954 : 1 yen = 100 sen = 1000 rin Conversion
News Advice to US travelers
Advice to british travelers
Advice to french travelers
Weather
Web sites
EnJapan portal (Wikipedia)
EnKyoto region sightseeing website
MlHiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
EnPanoramic night view of Japanese cities

En = English, Fr = French, Ml = Multilingual, Sp = Spanish
Webcams
Tokyo : Shibuya district, Koen-dori (live)
Kyoto : Mount Daimonji
Mount Fuji (South side seen from Fuji city)
A few words...
good morningこんにちは (kon'nichiwa)
good eveningこんばんは (konbanwa)
goodbyeさようなら (sayōnara)
yesはい (hai)
noしない (shinai)
pleaseどうぞ (dōzo)
thank youありがとう (arigatō)
enjoy your meal !ペティボン ! (petibon !)
cheers !乾杯!(kanpai !)
excuse meソーリー (sōrī)