Interesting facts about Japan
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Today, it is a leading industrial and technological power and one of the world’s richest countries. This transformation is even more remarkable given Japan’s mountainous landscape and lack of natural resources. Most raw materials have to be imported from abroad. Japanese people enjoy a high standard of living, with good health care and education systems.
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1 Average life expectancy in Japan is among the highest in the world.
2 Western influence is strong, but people remain proud of their culture and traditions.
3 If a person in Japan commits suicide by coming under the train, then his relatives have to pay fine to interrupt the journey.
4 Japan is the only country in the world that was a victim of the atomic bomb attack.
5 The word Japan is derived from the Chinese word Gimpos which means “country of the sun.”
6 Japan is said to be a very safe place. If we put our purse in such a public place, then even after an hour it stays there, without putting anyone’s hand.
7 On 6 and 9 August 1945, the US attacked Hiroshima and Nagasaki of Japan with Paramaru bomb.
8 The world’s most famous cartoon show Doraemon and Crayon Shin-chan were made in Japan.
9 If you sleep in office in Japan, then it is considered to be a proof of hard work because the people of Japan are very loyal to their work.
10 Fuji mountain is the highest mountain in Japan.
11 The world’s second largest stock exchange and the headquarters of many banks and corporations can be found in Tokyo’s Central Business District.
12 People of Japan are very firm in time and the train here does not late more than 30 seconds.
13 People of Japan love to read comics book, that is why 20 percent of the books published here are of books.
14 You must have seen the film ‘Godzilla‘. Let us tell you that Godzilla is also an official citizen of Japan.
15 There are more than 20 ways to apologize to someone.
16 Japan has a highly developed infrastructure and industrial base.
17 One of the main reasons why the country’s industries have grown so quickly is that the Japanese are very hardworking.
18 Many of the larger companies are like families, providing housing and health care for their employees.
19 People in Japan wear kimonos for religious festivals and other special occasions. A kimono (which means “clothing”) is a long-sleeved, wrap- around robe, tied with a broad sash.
20 Young people are starting to question this working culture, especially as the economy began to slow down in the 1990s and unemployment rose.
21 Japan is a huge economic power.
22 Japan invests in land and property around the world, and many of the world’s largest commercial banks are Japanese.
23 Traditional folding fans made of bamboo and covered with paper are carried by both men and women.
24 Many Japanese companies are world leaders in the research and development of new technology.
25 The blossoms last for a few days, and people celebrate by picnicking under the cherry trees.
26 Shinto and Buddhism, the two major religions of Japan, have always existed side by side and even merge together to a certain extent.
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27 Most Japanese people consider themselves Buddhist, Shintoist, or Shinto-Buddhist.
28 With a large population and a lack of flat land for settlement, Japan is a crowded country.
29 Children are well taken care of in Japan. There is even a national holiday, Children’s Day, dedicated to them.
30 In another festival, “seven-five-three day,” children are dressed in traditional clothing and taken to religious shrines.
31 Japanese children are expected to study hard at school.
32 As a nation of islands, Japan depends heavily on the surrounding seas for food.
33 The Japanese catch and eat more fish than any other country, and have the largest fishing fleet in the world.
34 Here it is not considered inappropriate to eat slurp of noodles. This cools the noodles, and by the way, the diet is a sign of being tasty.
35 The green traffic light in Japan is called Shingo, which means blue color.
36 Tearing her wrapping paper out of any gift is considered very rude in Japan.
37 People in Japan have more pets than children in their home.
38 Over five million vending machines are found in Japan.
39 They used to sell things like liquor, smoking, and umbrellas to people There were at least two million manga books sold in the same year.
40 When a Japanese man returned safely after the accident of Titanic, the other people of Japan started calling him a coward, because he did not die while traveling in the ship with the others.
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