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Japan overview

Japan is a country in Asia and his population is 127,288,000 inhabitants over an area of 377,835 km2. Japan capital is Tokyo and his main time zone (in capitale) is Asia/Tokyo.

Japan iso 3166 codes are JP (alpha-2), JPN (alpha-3) and 392 (numeric). Japan FIPS code is JA. Japan currency is Yen and the dialing code is +81.

Japan postal format is : 999-9999 ( 郵便番号).

Administrative divisions in Japan : 8 Regions, 47 Prefectures, 23 Special wards, 369 Districts, 41 Core cities, 20 Designated cities, 40 Special cities, 686 Cities, 747 Towns, 178 Villages, 170 Ku (Wards).

Largest cities in Japan are : Tokyo, Yokohama, Ōsaka-shi, Nagoya-shi, Sapporo, Kobe, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Kawasaki, Saitama.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Tokyo
Population :
127,288,000
Area :
377,835 km2
Iso code :
JP
dialing code :
81
Currency :
Yen

Largest cities in Japan

CountryJapan
ContinentAsia
CapitalTokyo
Iso codesJP / JPN / 392
Time zoneAsia/Tokyo
Total area377,835 km2
Dialing code+81
CurrencyYen
Internet tld.jp
Postal format 999-9999
GDP5,007 billion dollars
GDP per capita39,336 dollars
Neighbours countries

Japan administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Regions Level 18
Prefectures Level 247
Special wards Level 323
Districts Level 3369
Core cities Level 341
Designated cities Level 320
Special cities Level 340
Cities Level 3686
Towns Level 4747
Villages Level 4178
Ku (Wards) Level 4170

Spoken languages in Japan

Airports near Tokyo (Capital of Japan)

AirportCityDistance
Chofu AirportTokyo15 km
Tokyo International AirportTokyo17 km
Iruma Air BaseTokyo31 km
Shimofusa Airport31 km
Yokota Air BaseFussa32 km
Atsugi Naval Air Facility34 km
Kisarazu Airport38 km
Narita International AirportTokyo63 km
Tateyama Airport79 km
Hyakuri AirportOmitama85 km

Japan first administrative level


Largest cities in Japan

CityPopulationDistance from Tokyo
Tokyo8,336,5990 km
Yokohama3,574,44329 km
Ōsaka-shi2,592,413397 km
Nagoya-shi2,191,279259 km
Sapporo1,883,027833 km
Kobe1,528,478425 km
Kyoto1,459,640365 km
Fukuoka1,392,289880 km
Kawasaki1,306,78519 km
Saitama1,193,35025 km
Hiroshima1,143,841675 km
Yono1,077,73022 km
Sendai1,063,103305 km
Sendai1,063,103304 km
Kitakyūshū997,536836 km
Chiba919,72940 km
Sakai782,339404 km
Shizuoka701,561142 km
Kumamoto680,423888 km
Okayama639,652537 km
Hamamatsu605,098209 km
Hachiōji579,39933 km
Funabashi560,74326 km
Kagoshima555,352963 km
Niigata505,272254 km
Himeji481,493464 km
Matsudo470,27722 km
Nishinomiya-hama468,925411 km
Kawaguchi468,56513 km
Kanazawa458,937294 km
Utsunomiya449,86599 km
Ōita448,907791 km
Matsuyama443,322666 km
Amagasaki442,173404 km
Kurashiki437,581553 km
Yokosuka428,99245 km
Nagasaki410,204960 km
Hirakata406,331380 km
Machida399,96927 km
Gifu-shi397,714267 km
Fujisawa394,62443 km
Toyonaka384,459397 km
Fukuyama383,298591 km
Toyohashi378,374234 km
Minato375,339446 km
Nara-shi367,353371 km
Toyota362,383240 km
Nagano360,176173 km
Iwaki357,309185 km
Asahikawa356,612928 km
Takatsuki354,468382 km
Okazaki352,361244 km
Suita351,630394 km
Wakayama351,000443 km
Kōriyama340,560200 km
Kashiwa340,22131 km
Tokorozawa339,43524 km
Kawagoe337,93131 km
Kōchi335,570612 km
Takamatsu334,223536 km
Akitashi325,837450 km
Toyama325,532249 km
Akita320,069450 km
Koshigaya317,43723 km
Miyazaki311,203873 km
Naha300,7951,555 km
Kasugai298,589251 km
Aomorishi298,394578 km
Ōtsu298,164356 km
Akashi297,279444 km
Yokkaichi295,841291 km
Morioka295,172465 km
Fukushima294,237240 km
Ichihara283,53140 km
Maebashi282,71196 km
Ichinomiya280,331266 km
Hakodate275,730684 km
Ibaraki273,992387 km
Yao273,213391 km
Kakogawachō-honmachi271,634454 km
Tokushima267,345502 km
Hiratsuka259,05251 km
Yamagata254,538289 km
Fukui-shi248,707316 km
Mito246,538100 km
Shimonoseki245,786822 km
Takasaki240,85794 km
Fuji240,014108 km
Hachinohe239,046558 km
Neyagawa238,549384 km
Kurume238,197882 km
Sasebo237,444957 km
Chigasaki231,65747 km
Sōka231,44518 km
Atsugi229,19940 km
Minamirinkan224,01531 km
Takarazuka219,789406 km
Ageoshimo219,40132 km
Chōfugaoka212,97713 km
Matsumoto210,667167 km


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