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Japan: General facts

Political system: Parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarchy

Central Tokyo(Source: TASR)

Political system: Parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarchy


Capital: Tokyo


Total area: 377,915 square kilometres


Population: 127 million


Language: Japanese


Currency: Yen



Source: www.cia.gov/library, the Embassy of Japan


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