Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south.
Prime minister: Shinzō Abe Trending
Currency: Japanese yen
Date format: yyyy-mm-dd; yyyy年m月d日; Era yy年m月d日 (CE−2018)
Ethnic groups (2018): 98.1% Japanese; 0.5% Korean; 0.4% Chinese; 1% Other