Post #2: Background Information

By January 28, 2019Uncategorized

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-14918801

  • Population: 126.4 million. Most people live in the capital city of Tokyo
  • Capital City: Tokyo
  • Another major city in Japan is Yokohama with a population of about 3,690,000. Some sites are Yamashita Park, China Town, and the Ramen Museum
  • The most common language spoken in Japan is Japanese.
  • After World War Two, Japan suffered in their poverty and agriculture. Their national debt reached high numbers which still affect them today.
  • The main religions in Japan are Shinto, Buddhism, Christianity, and Confucianism.
  • An important date pertaining to Japan are 1853 when the US forced Japan to open up to foreign influence after over 200 years of self-imposed isolation.
  • Japan has the world’s third largest economy. They have achieved remarkable growth in the second half of the 20th century after the devastation of the second World War

 

Author Dusty

More posts by Dusty

Join the discussion One Comment

Leave a Reply

Skip to toolbar