It is a sovereign island country of East Asia, located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, known as the “Land of the Rising Sun”. Its territory includes an archipelago of 6,852 islands that cover 377,975 square kilometers on the so-called Pacific ring of fire. It is the eleventh most inhabited country in the world and the first with the highest life expectancy. Approximately three quarters of the country's terrain is mountainous and its population of 126 million is concentrated on narrow coastal plains. It is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including the United Nations (since 1956), the OECD, and the G7. Its army is considered the fourth most powerful in the world. After World War II, Japan experienced high economic growth, becoming the world's second largest economy in 1972 before being surpassed by China in 2010, currently still the third largest by nominal GDP. A leader in the automotive and electronics industries, it has made significant contributions to science and technology. Japanese culture is well known around the world, including its art, cuisine, music, and popular culture, which spans the prominent industries of animation, video games, and manga. Japanese gardens are known throughout the world for their virtue of reproducing with unparalleled refinement all the beauty of nature within the scope of a small space.

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