Japan is an island nation in East Asia. The Japan travel guide is a curious blend of rich history, variable topography, distinct culture and supremely manifested tourist attractions. Some important Fact about Japan is listed below
-> Name : Japan
-> Official Name : Nihon or Nippon (Japan)- Land of the Rising Sun
-> Capital : Tokyo
-> Official Language : Japanese but English is spoken in major cities.
-> Official Currency : Yen
-> Area : 145,883 square miles (377,835 square kilometers)
-> Time : GMT + 9
-> Government : Parliamentary with constitutional monarchy
-> Electricity : 100 volts AC, 60Hz in the west (Osaka), 50Hz in the east and Tokyo. Flat 2-pin plugs.
-> Religion : Shinto, various sects of Buddhism, and Christianity coexist.
-> Major Cities : Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto, Fukuoka etc
-> Agriculture : Rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit, pork, fish
-> Major Island : Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku
-> Emergency Phone Numbers : Police: 110 (Toll-free)
Fire: 119 (Toll-free)
Ambulance: 119 (Toll-free)
Marine Emergency: 118 (Toll-free)
When to Travel to Japan
-> You plan to visit the Japan during the New Year is very popular among tourists all over the world.
-> You plan to visit the Japan during in the month of February