Facts about Japan

Capital City: Tokyo

Official languages: Japanese

Type of Government: Constitutional monarchy
- Emperor HIM Emperor Akihito
- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (LDP)

Area: Total 377,873 km≤ 145,883 sq mi

Population: - 128,085,000 (2005 estimate)

Population density: - Density 337/km≤ 873/sq mi

GDP (PPP) 2006 estimate
- Total $4.167 trillion (3rd)
- Per capita $32,640 (12th)

GDP (nominal) 2005 estimate
- Total $4,571 trillion (2nd)
- Per capita $35,757 (14th)

Currency: Yen (•) (JPY)