Territory - The Japanese islands have a total land area of about 145,834 square miles (377,708 square kilometers).
Capital city is Tokyo.
Japan is a land of great natural beauty. Mountains and hills cover about 70 percent of the country. In fact, the Japanese islands consist of the rugged upper part of a great mountain range that rises from the floor of the North Pacific Ocean. Jagged peaks, rocky gorges, and thundering mountain waterfalls provide some of the country's most spectacular scenery. Thick forests thrive on the mountainsides, adding to the scenic beauty of the Japanese islands. …