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Capital: Tokyo(pronounced with two long "o")
Population about 120,000,000
Telephone Code 0081
Time Zone standard +9
Area 377,835 sq km
Language(s) Japanese
Ethnic Groups Ainu(less than 1% of the total population), living in the North (minority)
Highest Mountain Fuji-San (3776m)
President/Head of State some politican
Government Constitutional Monarchy, with the world's oldest existing royal family
Independence since 660 B.C. by the first emperor Jimmu
Currency Yen
Exchange Rate US$1=105Yen EURO=140Yen
Health Risks travel bug
Electricity 110V, 60Hz (Tokyo) 50 Hz (Osaka)
Country Name in other languages Nihon or Nippon (Japanese)


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