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Japan is an island nation in East Asia. The archipelago has 6,852 islands, the four biggest of which are Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido and Honshu. It has a total area of 145,925 sq mi and an estimated population of 127.4 million as of 2010.
Asked in Earthquakes, Japan, Earthquake in Japan 2011
How many people died in the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011?
The death toll from the March 11, 2011 Sendai earthquakes and tsunami continued to climb weeks after the initial destruction due to the amount of damage. The National Police Agency of Japan reported in a September 2012 report with a total of 15,870 deaths, 6,114 injured, and 2,814 people missing. The USGS reports 20,896 fatalities for this disaster. This surpasses the death toll for the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake. The largest number of deaths was in the Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima districts. Over 92% of...
How many gold medals did the United States women win at the winter Olympics in Japan?
There have been two winter Olympic games held in Japan. In the winter Olympics in Nagano in 1998, US women won four (4) gold medals. Three (3) individual gold medals and a team gold for the ice hockey. The total of gold medals won by Americans was six. US men won two (2). See the Related Link for "US medals at Nagano 1998" more more on the answer. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US in WW2, Japan, Nuclear Weapons
Who was President during World War 2 when a nuclear bomb was dropped on Japan?
Harry S. Truman was President of the United States on August 6, 1945, when the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. ...
Asked in World War 2, US in WW2, Japan, Nuclear Weapons
Who was the US President during World War 2 when a nuclear bomb was dropped on Japan?
Harry S Truman was president during World War 2. He dropped two bombs on Japan during WWII. First on Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and then Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945) killing 1/2 a million people. HARRY S. TRUMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DROPPING OF AN ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA Address to the Nation, August 6, 1945 "Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima, an important Japanese Army base. That bomb had more power than 20,000 tons of TNT. It had more than...
Asked in Economics, Japan
What is the gnp per capita of japan?
Two over 13 a hour. Two over 13 requires a major edit. These types of figures always lag in real terms because of the many factors involved in calcuating the gross figure and breaking it down to an ever changing population number. Reseraching all the availble resources comes it a number of this GDP per capita is an estimated $37,000. International organizations making these calculations will settle for this number for time being. ...
Asked in Japan
Who is the leader of Japan's government?
As of April 21th 2012, Japan's Prime Minister is Yoshihiko Noda (野田 佳彦 : Noda Yoshihiko). He has been in office as well as serving as head of the Democratic Party of Japan or DPJ since September 2nd of 2011, following the resignation of his predecessor, Naoto Kan, from both offices. Prior to his election, Noda served as the Minister of Finance under his predecessor, who had also moved from that Ministry seat to the top post. The current Emperor of Japan...
How do you make your own fundoshi underwear?
I was interested in this as well so I did some digging. There are a number of good websites on this topic but very few of them give you everything you need, specifically I found it difficult to determine how much cloth to use. From what I can tell you need about 2 metres (7 feet) of fabric with a width between 6 and 12 inches (depending on how much coverage you want, how "skimpy" you want it do be, the...
Is there a time zone conversion chart for United States into Japan time zone?
It depends on where in the US you're converting from.. I'll leave a related link. As an example, if we went with EST which is Tuesday 2:58 a.m. then in Japan it is Tuesday 4:58 p.m. (JST) ...
Asked in Movies, Japan, Tamagotchi
Is Tamagotchi Happiest Story in the Universe out on DVD in English yet?
No I don't think so, but I could be wrong. Check all the websites like, ebay, amazon, and others ...
Asked in World War 2, Germany in WW2, US in WW2, Italy, Japan
When did the US fight Germany Japan and Italy?
when the attack on pearl harbour ended, the Americans declared war on both countries as they found out somehow that the Germans had helped the Japanese to prepare for the devastation at pearl harbour ...
What do Japanese teenagers like?
Anime! Try Full metal Alchemist or Naruto or Bleach. Maybe even Higurashi no naku koro ni!! Since this is under food, I'm assuming you mean food-wise. Like in most places, children eat what they were raised on, and like most of the things their parents make, which would be a rice-staple diet with fish as the most common thing to go with it. Treats are mainly sweet or salty. Buns with sweet filling, mochi, and imported goods like chocolate seem to be...
Asked in Japan
In one year how many public holidays does japan?
In 2009: January 1 - New Year January 12 - Coming of Age day February 11 - Country's foundation day March 20 - Spring Equinox day April 29 - (previous Emperor)Showa's birthday May 3 - 6 (Golden week) Constitution day, Green day, and Children's day July 20 - Ocean day September 21 - Respect for the elderly day September 23 - Fall Equinox day October 12 - Sports day November 3 - Culture day November 23 - Labor day December 23 - Emperor's birthday ...
What are the features of Japanese drama?
Japan Japanese (Nō drama) is a serious dramatic form that combines drama, music, and dance into a complete aesthetic performance experience. It developed in the 14th and 15th centuries and has its own musical instruments and performance techniques, which were often handed down from father to son. The performers were generally male (for both male and female roles), although female amateurs also perform Nō dramas. Nō drama was supported by the government, and particularly the military, with many military commanders having their own troupes...
Asked in Singapore, Japan, History of Singapore
What is the difference between Singapore and Japan?
Following are the main differences: 1. In Singapore, table manners are in-lined with the western culture. However, in Japan, it is a basic courtesy to say 'Itadakimasu' before eating and 'Gochisosama deshita' after finishing your food. 2. a traditional Japanese home usually uses parquet floor design and Singapore uses marble floor and tiled. 3. In Singapore, usually the types of card games play are mainly poker cards, such as "Black Jack", "Big 2" and etc. However, in Japanese culture, their traditional card game was...