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1 Japan in the World Today(3) Governance Structure

Governance Structure 統治体制 Japan is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary government. The first article in the Constitution of Japan stipulates that “the Emperor shall be the symbol of the State and the unity of people, derivin…

1 Japan in the World Today(2) Population

Population The population of the country stands at 127 million in 2009. It has already started to decline. The United Nations estimates Japan’s population will have fallen to 60 million in 2050. Yet Japan is a crowded country, with a popul…

1 Japan in the World Today(1) Geography

Japan is perhaps the only country in the world that does not have an official pronunciation of her name in her native spoken language. Nihon and Nippon are used more or less interchangeably: as in Nihon-go (Japanese language) and Nippon-gi…