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Surface:The total land area of Japan is around 377, 835 sq km.
Population: The population of Japan is around 128 million.
System of government: Japan is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government.
Capital: Tokyo, with a population of more than 8 million inhabitants, is the capital of Japan.
Religion: Shinto and Buddhism.
Official Language: The official language is Japanese.
Government: Japan is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government.
Climate: Japan experiences a temperate climate.
Units of measure and electricity: Japan follows the metric system of measurement, with the traditional system still in use in some parts of the country. The official electricity unit is 100V, with 50 Hz in east Japan and 60 Hz in west Japan.
Time Zone: The Japanese standard time is GMT + 9.
Currency: Yen (1 € = 163.246 JPY).
Travel documents required: Nationals of 62 countries (list available at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Website) enjoy a waiver of visa requirements for a stipulated time of stay. Nationals of other countries require a visa for travel.