Japan - Himeji Castle Stock Photos - Image: 16292573
Japan - Himeji Castle Stock Photos - Image: 16292573


We are learning about JAPANHow similar or different is Japanese Culture compared to Australia and why?


Sunset Japan Gate 02 Stock Photography - Image: 17095202
Sunset Japan Gate 02 Stock Photography - Image: 17095202


Contributing Questions

- Where in Asia is Japan?
- What environments are there in Japan?
- What are the main religions and cultural celebrations in Japan?
- Which traditions are important to the Japanese?
- What are the main features of the Japanese diet?
- What contributions have the Japanese people made to the Australian community?

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Here are some quick facts about Japan
· Prime Minister: Naoto Kan (elected Jun 2010)· Capital: Tokyo· Population: 127,078,679 (July 2009 est.)· Exports: Motor vehicles, semiconductors, and office machinery· Currency: Yen· Japan is located in the North Pacific off the coast of Russia and the Korean peninsula.· Japan consists of four main larger islands and more than 4000 smaller islands.· The main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu.- The two main religions in Japan are Shinto and Buddhism· The islands of Japan are located in an area known as The Ring of Fire in the Pacific. This isan area with many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Here are some links to provide you with information about Japan. Kids Web Japan

Web Japan
Enchanted Japan
Time for Kids
Japan Video









Map of Japan
Map of Japan