Japan <br />The four main islands of Japan are Hokkaido , Kyushu, Honshu and Shikoku .<br />The population of Japan is over 127 million people.<br />The characters that make up Japans name translate into ‘’sun-origin’’ that’s why Japan is referred to as the ‘’land of the rising sun’’.<br />
Tokyo <br />Tokyo is often used as a setting for Japanese movies and animes.<br />There are many museums in Tokyo including Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo museum.<br />The name Tokyo translates into ‘’eastern capital’’<br />
nishokku<br /><ul><li>The flag is officially called Nishokku but it’s more commonly known as Hinomaru .
the red circle in the centre of the flag represents the sun .</li></ul>the<br /><ul><li>The Japanese flag is named Nisshoku which translates into ‘’sun mark flag</li></li></ul><li>Japanese Street Fashion<br />Fashion in Japan is known worldwide for setting the trends of cutting edge styles .<br />Harajuku girls who are well known for their colourful, layered look . <br />
Famous Japanese People <br />Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata are famous for founding the animation film studio, studio ghibli.<br />They have produced films such as My Neighbour Totoro , Spirited Away,Ponyo and Kiki’s Delivery Service .<br />
Natural Disasters<br />As we all know Japan has suffered from 3 major natural disasters in the past few weeks.<br />These include an earthquake, tsunami and a nuclear explosion.<br />Japan can have up to 5000 earthquakes a year.<br />The word tsunami is Japanese for ‘’harbor wave ‘’.<br />
Economy<br />Japan’s economy is the third largest in the world after the United States and The peoples Republic of China.<br />Japan’s main industries are motor vehicles,electronics and chemicals .<br />
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