Japan is an island state
state. It is situated
on the Japanese
consists of 6 852
• The official
in schools learn
English and some
people in big cities
can speak English.
from Saint-Petersburg that is why travelling by plane saves our
time. It takes us 19 hours to get to Tokyo, the capital of Japan, by
4. NowdaysNow Japan is a constitutional monarchy where the power of the
Emperor is very limited. Japan is a leading nation in scientific
research, particularly technology and machinery. It also has rich
and interesting culture. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko
5. Interesting Facts About Japan• Mt. Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan,
is an active volcano.
• Religion does not play a big role in the
lives of the most Japanese and many
do not understand the difference
between Shintoism and Buddhism.
• Sumo is a national kind of sport in
Japan, however, baseball is also very
6. Interesting Facts About Japan• Vending machines in
Japan sell beer, hot and
cold canned coffee,
cigarettes, and other
• There are around 1,500
earthquakes every year
• he literacy rate in Japan
is almost 100%.
• 21% of the Japanese
population is elderly, the
highest proportion in the
ancient Buddhist temple.
Todai-ji Temple is the
largest wooden building in
the world. There is a deer
park, where deer walk and
people can feed them.
of Buddha Vairochana
is situated there. It is
15 meters high and its
weight is 500 tones.
wear kimono. Nowadays people wear kimono only at special
ceremonies. Usually they wear the same clothes as we do.