Japan is one of the countries situated in East Asia called as Nippon in Japanese. Tokyo is the capital of the country and is known as the land of rising sun. People of Japan are called Japanese and most of them follow Buddhism. Japanese is the official language of Japan. Japan is located in the Pacific Ring of Fire making it prone to earthquakes and tsunami. Japan has the highest risk of these natural disasters and has been affected badly in past tsunami, volcano and earthquakes.
Japan is a very developed country in the Asia. It is the member of UN, G7, G8 and G20 countries. Japan is a major economic great power holding world’s third largest economy by nominal GDP and fourth largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan is the strongest country in terms of military and nuclear power used for their self-defense and peacekeeping roles. The machinery products from Japan are highly in demand in the world. Japanese culture still today is considered as the very humble and respective one. Related to its culture, Japan’s arts, crafts, music, cuisine, literature, etc are very famous in the world. Japan is the home for more than 90,000 species of wildlife. Japan is also famous for martial arts such as judo, karate, kendo and Sumo wrestling. But besides these, Baseball and Football are famous these days in Japan. Japan has been playing in FIFA World Cup as the powerhouse of Asia and had co-hosted 2002 FIFA World Cup with Korea.