Leaders Name: Shinzo Abe
Official Language: Japanese
Type of Government: Constitutional Monarchy
Type of Economy: Capitalism
Country's GDP per capita: 35,200
Country's GDP Rank in the world: 3
Literacy Rate: 99%
Life Expectancy M/F: 80/86
Type of Currency: yen
Currency compared to the dollar: 0.0092
January 1, 1964 The summer Olympics were held in Tokyo. The games were originally suppose to be hosted in Japan but the Second World War interrupted. The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo.
January 1, 1952 Japan became an independent country nation once again after America ended its occupation in the region.
January 1, 1980 Japan surpasses England and becomes the second largest economy in the world.
The Tokyo Tower is a tower in Tokyo that was inspired by the Eiffel Tower design. Most people climb the tower for a view of the city.
Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. People climb the mountain for the experience and view. It usually takes about 3-8 hours to climb.
Tokyo Imperial Palace
The Tokyo Imperial Palace is where the Emperor of Japan lives. Inside there is a museum, pictures, and more for people to look at. Most people go to look around.
Toyota Prius Assembly Line in Japan
One company located in Japan is Toyota. The Toyota company manufactures cars. Toyota Motor Corporation is one of the world's largest vehicle manufacturer. Toyota conducts its business worldwide with 50 overseas manufacturing companies in 26 countries and regions. Toyota's vehicles are sold in more than 170 countries and regions under the Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino brands.
I feel Japan's Economy is successful because they have a good government, and Japan is the worlds third largest automobile manufacturing country. To improve Japan's Economy they can accept more agricultural imports. If Japan accepts more agricultural imports, then it will have closer relations and trade volume will rise.