An island nation in eastern Asia, Japan is the sixty-second largest country in the world; its inhabitants account for about 2.97 percent of Asia's population. Japan's population density is about 870 persons per square mile. Japan is a constitutional monarchy, and its emperor is the ceremonial head of state. The country of Japan is comprised of four primary islands - Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu - and many smaller islands.
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The country of Japan is an island nation located in eastern Asia. The total area of Japan is 145,883 square miles and the capital is Tokyo. Visit this site to learn more about Japan.
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Dogged by scandal at home, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hoping to score diplomatic and political victories during a meeting this week with President Trump.
Motoko Rich. New York Times. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:32:08 GMT.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he would prefer a bilateral trade deal with Japan instead of rejoining an 11-nation Pacific Rim trade pact.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:30:36 EDT.
Some rare good news in the fight against plastic pollution: Scientists working with a plastic-eating microbe discovered in Japan two years ago accidentally created a mutant enzyme that sounds like an environmentalist's dream, the Guardian reports.
Rob Quinn. Fox News. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:30:00 GMT.
Why is Japan joining China's pride and joy infrastructure project? Japan got onboard partly because the 5-year-old Belt and Road Initiative helps its multinationals expand in other countries. ...
By Ralph Jennings, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:00:00 -0400.