Updated March 2017

Map with continents and Japan

JAPAN FROM A-Z


Facts about Japan for each letter of the alphabet.
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A IS FOR AGRICULTURE, ARCHAEOLOGY, & ART

B IS FOR BEACHES, BIRDS, & BRIDGES C IS IS FOR CAPITAL, CASTLES, COMMUNICATION, & CURRENCY Picture of Radio Tower Japan has all forms of COMMUNICATION including radio, television, newspapers, magazines, internet, and telephone. Telephone numbers in the country consist of an area code, an exchange number, and a subscriber number. Postcards and stamps are available from post offices, convenience stores and kiosks at train stations all over the country. There are many internet service providers and Webcams are located throughout the country.

Picture of currency The yen was established as the official CURRENCY in Japan in 1871. There are banknotes and coins. The Bank of Japan was establish in 1882 and has a Currency Museum. There is a network of ATMs throughout the country. D IS FOR DAMS, DINOSAURS, & DISTRICTS

E IS FOR EARTHQUAKES, EDUCATION, & EVENTS F IS FOR FISH, FLAG, FOOD, & FORESTS G IS FOR GARDENS, GLOBAL POSITION, & GOVERNMENT H IS FOR HISTORY, HISTORIC SITES, & HOLIDAYS I IS FOR INDUSTRIES, INSECTS, & ISLANDS J IS FOR JAZZ K IS FOR KARST & KIDS L IS FOR LAKES, LANGUAGE, LIBRARIES, & LIGHTHOUSES M IS FOR MINERALS, MOUNTAINS, & MUSEUMS N IS FOR NAME O IS FOR OBSERVATORIES, OCEAN, & ORGANIZATIONS P IS FOR PARKS, PEOPLE, & PORTS Q IS FOR QUIZ & QUILTING R IS FOR RELIGION, REPTILES, & RIVERS S IS FOR SHRINES & SPORTS T IS FOR TARTAN, TEMPLES, TRANSPORTATION, & TREES U IS FOR UNESCO & UNIVERSITIES V IS FOR VEGETATION & VOLCANOES W IS FOR WATERFALLS, WEATHER, & WILDLIFE X IS FOR XMAS Y IS FOR YMCA & YOUTH HOSTELS Z IS FOR ZONE & ZOOS
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