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Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of China, Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mean 'sun-origin', which is why Japan is sometimes identified as the 'Land of the Rising Sun'.
Japan comprises over three thousand islands, the largest of which are Honshū , Hokkaidō , Kyū shū and Shikoku, together accounting for 97% of land area. Most of the islands are mountainous, many volcanic for example, Japan’s highest peak, Mount Fuji, is a volcano. Japan has the world's tenth largest population, with about 128 million people. The Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the capital city of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.
The first written mention of Japan begins with brief appearances in Chinese history texts from the first century AD. Influence from the outside world followed by long periods of isolation has characterized Japan's history. Thus, its culture today is a mixture of outside influences and internal developments. Since adopting its constitution in 1947, Japan has maintained a unitary constitutional monarchy with an emperor and an elected parliament, the Diet.
Japan's economy is the world's second largest by nominal GDP after the United States. It is a member of the United Nations, G8, G4 and APEC, with the world's fifth largest defense budget. It is the world's fourth largest exporter and sixth largest importer.
- BediSeptember 2007
Hello. = こんにちは. Good morning to you in the State of Japan and good evening from the United States of America. My native language is the American-English. I can assist and help you with your American-English acquisition language skills 5 or 4 or 3 or 2 times a week for 1 hour or 2 hours on Skype Instant Messenger. And, you? Yes, and I welcome you to assist and help me with my Japanese acquisition language skills. I am familar with the State of Japan time zone. My present time zone is Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time Zone. I am ready to start ASAP. Thank you very much. = どもうありがとうありがとうございます. Sincerely, Mister Yo. https://www.timeanddate.com/time/zones/hast
neelo_omerJuly 2017hii ...I didnt understand ..I hope I can learn Japanese
Akira1983July 2013HI, Im Akira from Fukushima Aizu. Actually Im living in Chiba for 10 years. I go back Fukushima sometimes. If we have chance, lets meet up
22 NovTokyo????11/22(金)アラサー英会話&にほんご交流会＠渋谷/Arou...In 7 hoursShibuya City, Dōgenzaka, 1-chōme−3−１１, Tōkyō-to, Japan6
22 NovTokyoDrinks @ a stylish Nishi-Azabu venu...In 8 hoursMinato Ku, Nishi-Azabu, 1-4-48, Tokyo, Japan2
23 NovTokyo11/23(土) 日台交流会＠渋谷（台湾の方入場無料♪）...Tomorrow2-12,Sarugakucho,Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan6
24 NovYokohamaSunday Morning with Coffee Language...Tomorrow神奈川県横浜市中区末広町3-95, Yokohama, Japan3
26 NovYokohamaLanguage Exchange Kawasaki in Dinne...Next weekKawasaki, Saiwai-ku, Horikawachō, ７２−１ ラゾーナ川崎プラザ, Kanagawa, Japan5
30 NovNagoyaThe MyBar International Party #14 ～...Next week３丁目-６-15 錦 中区 名古屋市中区, 愛知県, Japan4
30 NovOsakaFiesta de hispanohablantes / スペイン語 ...Next week大阪府大阪市浪速区塩草３－１－２２, Osaka, Japan20
01 DecNagoyaSunday Pick Me ～ゴミ拾い～Next week2 Chome-17 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan4
05 DecNagoyaTrivia Night @ Shooters ～クイズ • ナイト～...In 2 weeksNagoya, Naka-ku, Sakae, 2-chōme−9−２６ ポーラ名古屋ビル, Aichi, Japan3