Information about Japan
Population: 127.417.244 (2003)
Capital: Tokyo 8,444,531 inhab. (2003)
Official Languages: japanese
The flag carrier of Japan is Japan Airlines (JL)
Main cities: Tokyo, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kobe, Kyoto, Nagasaki, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Yokohama
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Japan in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Japan, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Japan - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Yen ¥ (JPY)
Time Zone: (GMT+9)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.