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Japan Information and Facts

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Posted on December 13, 2014 2:28 pm | Leave your thoughts



Japan information and facts that provide some basic insight into the country and its culture. Geography The Japanese archipelago is composed of 5 main islands and 3,000 smaller islands stretching from sub-arctic Hokkaido to subtropical Okinawa. Japan has a population of 127 million. 75% of the population lives in urban areas, making it relatively crowded....

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Japanese Language Overview

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Posted on December 13, 2014 1:34 pm | Leave your thoughts



In the “western world” Japanese is commonly considered a difficult language to learn, mostly because of it’s writing system and unfamiliar logic of building sentences. Japanese has no genealogical relationship with Chinese, but it makes extensive use of Chinese characters, or kanji (漢字), in its writing system and a large portion of its vocabulary is...

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