Geography. Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,944 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of 6,852 islands, including four of the large main islands. Japan has many islands, but also has many forests as well. The forests of Japan cover about 25.12 million hectares, which adds up to roughly 66% of the entire national land area.
Population. Japan’s population is over 126 million. Most Japanese reside in densely populated urban areas. Japan’s capital city is Tokyo. The population of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area including the city, some of its suburbs and the surrounding area is approximately 12 million
Language. There is only one official language spoken in Japan, which is of course Japanese. However, many Japanese are able to understand English to a certain extent since English is the foreign language that everyone must learn as part of compulsory education.
Visit Japan with YYZ Travel!
We offer Special Tour– Countryside Scenes (11 Days)
A classic tour with Japan’s must-see spots such as Tokyo & Kyoto, the scenic countryside, experiencing the renowned hot springs and breathtaking views of the Japanese Alps.
The tour provides a thorough and meaningful insight into the Japanese modern lifestyles in the large metropolitans and the remote countryside, and according to the preferences of the travelers, other activities such as a cooking class, Tea Ceremony and others can be incorporated into the itinerary. The tour can be fully guided or can be based on 2 guiding days, in Kyoto and in Tokyo, while the rest is done with our detailed instruction file for independent travelers with step by step instructions, maps, charts and information made specifically for your journey and with our 24/7 support by phone.