Japan

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Japan

JapanBy Scott Riedl

Japan has many beautiful waterfalls.

Rice is the main food eaten at every meal.

The word for "meal" in Japanese is gohana - which means "steamed rice."

This is a map of Japan.

Fast Facts* Some houses in Japan are made out of all windows.* There are many beautiful waterfalls in Japan. Tourists like to visit these areas.

Tokyo is the capital city of Japan.

Japan is a world leader in robotics. Japanese engineers are known for producing a range of human-like robots such as ASIMO.

Sumo is recognized as the national sport of Japan, although the most popular spectator sport is baseball.

Japan sits along the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, so has many volcanoes and experiences many earthquakes. In 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 hit Japan and created a tsunami which resulted in much devastation.

Japan is made up of 6,852 islands.

This is the Coat of Arms!


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