Japan is a Asian country located in the eastern part of the continent.Here are some interesting facts about Japan.
- The words that make the word 'Japan' means sun origin which has led to Japan being called by the world as "The land of the rising sun".
- The parliament of Japan is called "Diet".
- Japan is the third largest national economy in the world after the United States and China .
- Japan is a constitutional monarchy.
- 73 % of the country is forested , mountainous and unsuitable for agriculture ,industrial or residential use.
- Sumo wrestling is considered to be Japans National Sport.
|A sumo match|
- Japan which suffers from a high suicide rate has suicide as the main cause of death for people under 30.
- Japan's space agency is JAXA(Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency). A participant in International Space Station it aims to built a moon base by 2030 among its other goals.