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Japan - JP / JPN

Name Japan (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes JP / JPN
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Tokyo
Area 364555
DD coordinates 37.490032 / 136.466401
DMS coordinates 37°29'24.11" N / 136°27'59.04" E
UTM coordinates 53S 629636.20792277 4150245.22963
Total cities 18270
Flag of Japan

Japan location on map

Information about Japan

Japan is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Japan, is JP.

It's territory covers an area of 364555 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Tokyo, the capital city of Japan. On nationwide level, Japanese is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Japanese. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 1218772 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 27311 km. Japan merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1770 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 81 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use JPY as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Japan live according to the Asia/Tokyo time zone, which is also the one used in Tokyo.

More facts

Official languages Japanese
Nationalities Japanese
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .jp
Phone codes 81
Currencies JPY
Life expectancy males Ø 81,3 years
Life expectancy females Ø 87,3 years
Birthrate 7,4 ‰
Deathrate 11,0 ‰
Males/Females 48,8%/51,2%

Where to fly from Japan

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Tokyo (JP) - Seattle (US) NRT SEA NH 178 0 0 550 2 350,00$
Tokyo (JP) - Honolulu (US) NRT HNL ZG 2 0 0 460 373,00$
Tokyo (JP) - New York (US) NRT EWR UA 78 0 0 760 2 133,00$
Tokyo (JP) - San Francisco (US) NRT SFO UA 838 0 0 570 1 907,00$
Tokyo (JP) - Seoul (KR) NRT ICN KE 704 0 0 155 241,00$
Tokyo (JP) - Ulaanbaatar (MN) NRT UBN OM 502 0 0 335 535,00$
Nagoya (JP) - Seoul (KR) NGO ICN GK 6209 1 0 1150 278,00$
Osaka (JP) - Seoul (KR) KIX ICN KE 724 0 0 110 310,00$
Tokyo (JP) - Hong Kong (HK) NRT HKG JL 29 0 0 290 630,00$
Fukuoka (JP) - Taipei (TW) FUK TPE CI 5125 0 0 155 406,00$
Updated 28.06.2022

JP economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 904,88 bn $
Importations 900,30 bn $
Tourism receipts 49,21 bn $
Unemployment rate 3,0%
Inflation rate 0,48%
Corruption index 74 (good)
Energy consumption 943,7 bn kWh

JP land use

29% Urban areas 108678 km²
12% Agricultural areas 46604 km²
68% Forest 258758 km²
0% Water areas 13410 km²

JP transport

Roadways 1218772 km
Railways 27311 km
Waterways 1770 km
Commercial harbors 5017
Airports 251

Japan cities by first letter

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From Japan to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 9140 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 9069 km
BRB Flag of Barbados Barbados North America Bridgetown 14137 km
BHR Flag of Bahrain Bahrain Asia - 7948 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 4280 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 12345 km
CHE Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Europe - 9320 km
CHL Flag of Chile Chile South America Santiago 17582 km
CZE Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Europe Prague 8717 km
DNK Flag of Denmark Denmark Europe Copenhagen 8483 km

There are many ways to find how far is Japan (JP) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Japan to Haversine
North pole 5839 km 3628 mil
Equator 13912 km 8645 mil
South pole 14176 km 8809 mil

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1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Japan and Uruguay is 18771 kilometers or 11664 miles.
The most smallest distances between Japan and North Korea is 843 kilometers or 524 miles.
We found information about 18270 cities.
The capital of JP is Tokyo with population in 2022 over 37977000 people.
The area of Japan (JP) is 364555 square kilometers.
Yes, Japan is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of JP is Japan.
Japan has approximately 251 airports.