Private guides and guided tours in Japan
Private guides in Japan
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Currency: Yen (JPY)
CAPITAL CITY OF Japan: Tokyo
LANGUAGE OF Japan: Japanese
CURRENCY OF Japan: Yen (JPY)
COMMENTS ABOUT Japan:
Japan , is an island nation in East Asia.
Cities : Tokyo (capital), Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Nara, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai
Best Places : Mount Fuji, 88 Temple Pilgrimage, Narrow Road to the Deep North
Electricity : 100V/50 or 60Hz (American plug)
Calling Code : +81
Time Zone : UTC+9
CLIMATE OF Japan:
Japan's geography has a significant effect on its weather. Because the islands of Japan stretch nearly 3,000 kilometers from north to south, there are significant differences in the weather. In most of the major cities, including Tokyo, the weather is considered temperate. Travel north to the island of Hokkaido, home of the renowned Sapporo Snow Festival, and the climate is colder with frequent snowstorms in the winter months. Travel to Okinawa, the southernmost prefecture, and you will find a subtropical climate with the mean temperature in January sitting at 16 degrees Celsius (66.2 degrees Fahrenheit).
RELIGION OF Japan: Sntoisty, Buddhists, Christians
POPULATION OF Japan: 127 million people>>
HISTORY OF Japan: In III century in territory of the country large breeding union Jamato was formed. In 523 - 621 prince Tajsi has created the centralized state; in 710 the first constant capital - is constructed. Nara. In XI century began the period of feudal dissociation, during which time the country upraljali shoguns. In 1274 and 1281 tataro-Mongols have lead two unsuccessful attempts of a gain of Japan. In 1542 in the country the first Europeans (Portugueses) have appeared, but in 1633 the country "was closed" (entrance of foreigners and departure of Japanese, and also construction of the big courts) have been on pain of death forbidden. Only in 1854 for trade with the foreign states two big ports have opened. In 1867-1868 in the country there was a bourgeois-democratic revolution and Japan was provozglashchena empire.
CULTURE OF Japan: The population of Japan is 127 million people. Over half of its citizens are between the ages of 15-62 years and the population growth rate is less than 1% a year. A majority of the people in Japan are Japanese. The other diverse ethnicities, including Korean, Chinese, Brazilian and Filipino, represent just 1% of the total population. The predominant religions in Japan are Shintoism and Buddhism and the literacy rate is 99%.
ECONOMY OVERVIEW OF Japan: Japan - the industrial-agrarian country with very high level of development of economy. The country zanitmaet 3 place in the world on volume of industrial production and 4 - on export of the capital. In the country extract coal, natural gas, oil, iron ore, copper, pirity, zinc, lead, manganese, hrom, bismuth, platinum. However Japan imports overwhelming majority of minerals. Are widely advanced ferrous metallurgy (3 place in the world), nonferrous metallurgy, mechanical engineering (1 place in the world on manufacture of sea courts, audio and vidiotehniki, 2 place on release of electronics, automobile and lorries), the chemical and textile industry. The enterprises of food branch, wood and derevoobrabatyvajushchej the industries are everywhere distributed. The main agricultural crops: rice, vegetables, soya, a string bean, tea, tobacco. The animal industries has received significant development only in post-war years. It is traditionally distributed shelkovo