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Japan Australia Migratory Bird Agreement
Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country in East Asia. It is situated in the northwest Pacific Ocean, and is bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, while extending from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Japan is a part of the Ring of Fire, and spans Japanese archipelago, an archipelago of List of islands of Japan, 6852 islands covering ; the five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu (the "mainland"), Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa Island, Okinawa. Tokyo is the Capital of Japan, nation's capital and largest city; other major cities include Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto. Japan is the List of countries and dependencies by population, eleventh-most populous country in the world, as well as one of the List of countries and dependencies by population density, most densely populated and Urbanization by country, urbanized. About three-fourths of Geography of Japan, the country's terrain ...
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House Of Representatives (Japan)
The is the lower house A lower house is one of two chambers Chambers may refer to: Places Canada: *Chambers Township, Ontario United States: *Chambers County, Alabama *Chambers, Arizona, an unincorporated community in Apache County *Chambers, Nebraska *Chambers, We ... of the National Diet The is Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat = Imperial Seal of Japan.svg , alt_coat = Go ... of Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often referred to as the land of an in .... The House of Councillors The is the upper house of the National Diet The is Japan's bicameralism, bicameral legislature. It is composed of a lower house, called the ...
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Telephone Numbers In Japan
Telephone numbers in Japan consist of an area code, an exchange number, and a subscriber number. Dialing prefixes * 001, 00xx, 002xx, 0091xx Carrier selection prefix * 184 Prefix to withhold caller ID * 186 Prefix to provide caller ID Types of numbers 1xx Special numbers 001 and 00xx Carrier selection codes 0x 2-digit geographic area codes 0xx 3-digit geographic area codes 0xxx 4-digit geographic area codes 0xxxx 5-digit geographic area codes 0x0 3-digit non-Geographic area codes (excluding 010) 0xx0 4-digit non-Geographic area codes (01x0, 0570, 0800, 0910, 0990) Length of numbers * Special numbers are three digits long * Geographic numbers are 10 digits long * 0x0 Non-geographic numbers are 10 -or- 11 digits long. * 0xx0 Non-geographic numbers are 10 digits long Three-digit numbers (special numbers) Emergency services 110 Police (112 and 911 redirect to 110 on mobile phones) 118 Maritime emergencies 119 Ambulance, Fire brigade ...
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Japan Standard Time
, or , is the standard time zone A time zone is an area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, Commerce, commercial and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries between Country, countries and their Administrative division, subdivisions instead of ... in Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often referred to as the land of an in ..., 9 hours ahead of UTC (i.e. it is UTC+09:00). Japan does not observe daylight saving time#REDIRECT Daylight saving time Daylight saving time (DST), also daylight savings time or daylight time (the United States and Canada) and summer time (United Kingdom, European Union, and others), is the practice of advancing clocks (typically by ..., though its introduction has been debated on several occasions. During World War II World ...
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Japanese Yen
The is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market The foreign exchange market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized Decentralization or decentralisation is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision makin ..., after the United States dollar The United States dollar (symbol A symbol is a mark, sign, or that indicates, signifies, or is understood as representing an , , or . Symbols allow people to go beyond what is n or seen by creating linkages between otherwise very diffe ... and the Euro The euro (currency symbol, symbol: euro sign, €; ISO 4217, code: EUR) is the official currency of 19 of the Member state of the European Union, member states of the European Union. This group of states is known as the eurozone or euro area .... It is also widely used as a third reserve currency A reserve currency (or ...
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United Nations Development Programme
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)french: Programme des Nations unies pour le développement, PNUD is a United Nations The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and international security, security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for har ... organization tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth Sustainable development is the organizing principleAn organizing principle is a core assumption from which everything else by proximity can derive a classification or a value. It is like a central reference point that allows all other objects to b ... and human developmentHuman development may refer to: * Development of the human body * Developmental psychology * Human development (economics) * Human Development Index, an index used to rank countries by level of human development * Human evoluti ...
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Organisation For Economic Co-operation And Development
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; french: Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 38 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries describing themselves as committed to democracy Democracy ( gr, δημοκρατία, ''dēmokratiā'', from ''dēmos'' 'people' and ''kratos'' 'rule') is a form of government in which people, the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation ("direct democracy"), or to cho ... and the market economy A market economy is an economic system An economic system, or economic order, is a system A system is a group of interacting Interaction is a kind of action that occurs as two or more objects have an effect upon one another. The ide ..., providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good p ...
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International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international financial institution, headquartered in Washington, D.C. ) , image_skyline = , image_caption = Clockwise from top left: the Washington Monument The Washington Monument is an obelisk within the National Mall The National Mall is a Landscape architecture, landscaped ..., consisting of 190 countries. It claims to be "working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty Poverty is the state of having little material possessions or income In microeconomics, income is the Consumption (economics), consumption and saving opportunity gained by an entity within a specified timeframe, which is generally expresse ... around the world." Formed in 1944, started on 27 December 1945, at the Bretton Woods Conference The Bretton Woods Conference, formally kn ...
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Statistics Bureau (Japan)
The is the statistical agency of Japan, subordinate to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Its headquarters is in the ministry's Second Government Office (第2庁舎), in , Shinjuku, Tokyo. Map/ref> See also * Japan Statistical Society References External links Statistics Bureau of JapanStatistics Bureau of Japan
Government agencies of Japan National statistical services, Japan {{Japan-gov-stub ...
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List Of Countries And Dependencies By Area
This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories A dependent territory, dependent area, or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence upright=1.0, Pedro I of Brazil, Pedro surrounded by a crowd in São Paulo after breaking the news of Independence of Brazi ... by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 ISO 3166-1 (''Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country codes'') is a standard defining codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest. It i ... standard, which includes sovereign states A sovereign state is a political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who have a collective identity, who are organized by some form of Institutionalisation, institutionalized social relation, social relation ... and d ...
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Geospatial Information Authority Of Japan
The , or GSI, is the national institution responsible for surveying Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them. A land surveying professional is called a land surveyo ... and mapping Mapping may refer to: * Mapping (cartography), the process of making a map * Mapping (mathematics), a synonym for a mathematical function and its generalizations ** Mapping (logic), a synonym for functional predicate Types of mapping * Animated ... the national land of Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often referred to as the land of an in .... The former name of the organization from 1949 until March 2010 was Geographical Survey Institute; despite the rename, it retain ...
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Constitution Of Japan
The Constitution of Japan (Shinjitai are the simplified forms of kanji are a set of logographic In a written language A written language is the representation of a spoken or gestural language A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, inc ...: , Kyūjitai are the traditional forms of kanji are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system. They are used alongside the Japanese language, Japanese syllabic scripts ''hiragana'' and ''katakana''. The Jap ...: , Hepburn: ) is the constitution A constitution is an aggregate of fundamental principles A principle is a proposition or value that is a guide for behavior or evaluation. In law, it is a rule Rule or ruling may refer to: Human activity * The exercise of political ... of Japan Japan ( ja, 日本, or , and formally ) is an island country An island country or an island nation is a country A co ...
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