Home / Asia / Japan

World Maps and Information

Flags | STD / ISD | Zip Code | Maps of All Countries | Photo | World Blog

Africa | Asia | Europe | North America | South America | Oceania Australia | Antarctica | List of All Countries


Afghanistan Afghanistan

Armenia Armenia

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Bahrain Baharain

Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bhutan Bhutan

Brunei Brunei

Cambodia Cambodia

China China

ChinaHong Kong

Cyprus Cyprus

east-timorEast Timor



Indonesia Indonesia

Iran flagIran

Iran flagIraq


Japan Japan











North KoreaNorth Korea

North KoreaSouth Korea


Pakistan Pakistan




Russia Russia

Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia


Srilanka Sri Lanka

Syria Syria

Taiwan Taiwan

Tajikistan Tajikistan

Thailand Thailand

Turkey Turkey


United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Vietnam Vietnam

Yemen Yemen


Making of World Map
World Map
Physical World Map
Political World Map
World Outline Map
Symbol of geography
Tool of map making
Air Route
Agriculture map
Annual Rain fall
Big Business
Continents Map
Earthquake danger zone map
Forest Map
Geology & Soil
Global Warming
Gold mine map
Hotels of World
National Parks and wirldlife
Natural Resources
Sea Route
Thematic maps
Temperature and Pressure
World rivers maps
University of World
World Newspapers
World Climate
World Environmental issues
World endangered species



History of World Map
Balkan States Map
Baltic States Map
Birds populated areas
Bio-geographical regions or Biomes
Central America Political Map
Commonwealth States map
Desert Map
Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan)
Language Stats
Mountain Range Map
Pacific Ocean Map
Tiger Population map
Sea Animals
Top Ten Countries
UK Political Map
Wildlife Density
7 wonders of the world

Where is?

Where is Asia?


Japan | Japan FlagFlag of Japan | Political Map Japan

Japan is a wonderful destination waiting to be discovered. It’s a place of picturesque beauty, artistic and cultural heritage, natural wonders and gracious hospitality. Tourists love Japan, the Japanese culture and the hospitality of the Japanese people

The name Japan brings glimpses of varied things to our mind such as ancient temples, ultra modern cities, haze covered mountains, advanced bullet trains, geishas in kimono and so on. Japan is a destination where you can go deep into the traditional culture of the country and can also experience technologies that are modern, most advanced and far ahead. It is known as the “land of the rising sun” and is full surprises for the tourists.

Political Overview
Japan governs in a parliamentary government with a constitutional monarchy. The emperor of Japan as a ceremonial figurehead has very limited powers and he is the symbol of the state, whereas the prime minister of the country holds the main powers as the head of the government.

Geographical Overview
Japan is a country situated in Eastern Asia and is placed between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan. The geographical coordinate of Japan range between 36 00 N, 138 00 E, whereas the total land area of the country is 377,915 sq km. The coastline of Japan stretches over 29, 751 km. As far as climate is concerned it varies because the south region experiences tropical climate and in north they enjoy cool temperate weather.

Tourism in Japan
Most people have the wrong notion that Japan is an expensive country to travel in. The fact is that Japan is quite reasonable and easy in terms of traveling. Japan has some of the amazing and wonderful places like Osaka, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Niseko and more.

Kyoto and Nara are the places popular for inherent culture and tradition of Japan in the most authentic form. Here you can be amidst beautiful temples and shrines, and enjoy dance and drama, museums as well as interesting tea ceremonies.
On the other hand, to see the modern wonders of the present times, the fast moving cities of Japan are the best places. In addition, ski resorts, coral reefs and other breathtaking natural beauties of Japan are attractions where you can enjoy the natural wonders of Japan.
On top of it all, the food of Japan is another element that cannot be missed. Interesting food items of Japan include fresh sushi, tempura, ramen, and a number of other things.
The best time to visit Japan is the pleasant and stable weather of spring from March to May. In addition, autumn season that lasts through September to November is also quite good time to visit the country for tourist activities.

Culture & People
Japan is a homogenous society in terms of language and culture as more than 98% of people in Japan are ethnic Japanese with a small fraction of others including Korean, Chinese, Filipino etc.

The official language of the country is Japanese and the religion followed here is Shintoism, Buddhism, and Christianity. The culture of Japan has traces of influence from the cultures of Asia, Europe and North America.

Japan’s economy is one of the largest in the world. The country has an extensive industrial capacity and produces some of the most technologically advanced products as vehicles, electronic goods, machines, metals, chemicals, textile and processed food amongst others.

In terms of PPP that is purchasing power parity, Japan was the fourth largest economy in 2011. The export partners of Japan include China, US, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand.

Japan imports products like liquid natural gas, garments, semiconductors, coal, audio and visual gears, and petroleum. Imports partners of Japan are Australia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia along with China, US and South Korea.

Today Japan is the world's third-largest economy. Located in Eastern Asia, Japan is an island chain between the Sea of Japan and the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 377,915 sq km Japan is a traditional society.
 After decades of civil war that ended in 1603, Japan witnessed a long period political stability. Japan rose to be a regional power in the 19th and 20th centuries. In 1931-32 Manchuria was seized by Japan which launched a military campaign against China. During the Second World War, Japanese forces attacked US in 1941 resulting in the entry of the US into war. A large part of East and Southeast Asia also came under the control of the Japanese forces. However, the defeat of Japan in World War II, the scene underwent a change. After the war, Japan became a major economic power and continues to be so till today.
 Travel Overview
It is a modern, industrialized nation. But it is also, to an equal extent, a traditional society.
 Of all Japanese cities, it's perhaps Tokyo which exerts the most compelling fascination. A seamless blend of the tradition and the new, Tokyo is a city that defies imagination. History weighs heavily on Tokyo which is a compelling destination.
 There are lots to see in Japan. You could spend a month in Japan and still only scratch the surface. A land of great natural beauty, Japan is home to a large number of natural attractions that include sun-drenched beaches and volcanoes. Mount Fuji is one of the most famous volcanoes in the world. A visit to the pine forest of Mount Koya is something of an absolute must. Subtropical islands of Okinawa are also popular with tourists in Japan. The pine forest of Mount Koya is also a compelling destination.
 Location: Eastern Asia, East of the Korean Peninsula, between the Sea of Japan and the North Pacific Ocean,

Japan Updates

Nuclear Radiation effect
Nuclear Radiation Effects, Japan

Map of Places affected by Earthquake and Tsunami 2011
Areas affected Earthquake and Tsunami hit the Japan March 2011

Japan Political Map
Japan Political map

Location map of Earthquake in japan
Earthquake Location map of japan 2011

Japan Outline map
Japan Outline Map

Japan Hit by 7.1 magnitude Earthquake again after one month in 11th April 2011
Earthquake again in Japan

Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Power
japan Nuclear Power
due to this major earthquake in Japan bring all the disaster and the Nuclear power reactors have explode.Darkness everywhere however Japan known for its bright lights and technology, but these days the fear can be seen on evry face. Images, map and photos of Tsunami and Earthquake in Japan.

Radiation Alert in Other Countries

Nuclear radiation effects
The effect of radiation by radioactive particles from Fukushima Nuclear Plant of Japan spreading through the direction of wind nearby area of japan and Sendai the place for Nuclear Power Satations. The affected areas majorly can be Russia, North and South America, Alaska, China. The alert has beed announced through out the countries can be affect by Nuclear Radiatio. People around the World have been adviced not to travel in Japan these days. Enlarge view

Japan Major Earthquake of 2011

This time the most powerful earthquake knocked the door of Japan measured 8.9 magnitudes after at least 150 years on Friday 11 March 2011. The water spread across the rice fields, and towns. The water dragged warehouses; factories, houses, cars, ships and everything come in the way. At least 50 people killed but according to police the no. is more than 10000 people and thousands of people out from the house. The Earthquake strike Sendai Town. Japan witnessed for so many wars and also known for the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atom destructions.

Japan Earthquake 2011
Japan Earthquake and Tsunami effect in other countries including Australia and America. Earthquake in Japan measured 8.9-Magnitude, caused Tsunami in many countries. Sendai the center fro Major Earthquake happened in 11 march 2011 cause Tsunami in Japan

Japan major Earthquake and Tsunamihappened march 2011
Photo Japan Earthquake, fire in the house draged by water

Japan Map 2011
Japan Map, Political map of japan.

Japan Earthquake and Tunami attack
Japan Earthquake, houses colaps, Photo

major Tusanami attack on japan and other countries
Japan Earthquake, the hundreds of car draged by water, Photo 2011

fire during earthquake in Japan 11 March 2011
Smoke comming out from building caught fire by Earthquake in Japan 2011

Tsunami took warehouses and factories with waves
Everything draged by water, Photo japan 2011

sunami waves in Japan 2011
Tsunami waves Japan March 2011

Large quantity of waste meterial spread all over in the city in Japan, earthquake knock the door in 11 march 2011
Earthquake and its effect

Cars in the water
Cars in the water flown like wooden toys