Historical Facts | Interesting and fun facts about Japan,You do not know these facts of Japan

Historical Facts | Interesting and fun facts about Japan,You do not know these facts of Japan

Amazing, History, Famous Facts About Japan For Tourists  and Kids

Here is a list of Interesting and Unknown facts about Japan as well as In this article, you can also read some historical facts and general information about Japan such as facts about culture, history, total population, highest mountain, biggest lake, government rule, famous cities, biggest lake, biggest island, etc.
Japan is a country located on the continent of Asia. Japan is a group of four large and many small islands. These islands are located on the east shoreline of Asia, i.e., the Pacific Ocean. The nearest neighbors are China, Korea, and Russia. In Japan, there is 9.5% of the population of the original inhabitants. The rest are 0.5% Korean, 0.4% Chinese and 0.6% others. Japanese is called Nippon which means sunrise. Tokyo is the capital, of Japan and its other major metro is Yokohama, Osaka, and Kyoto. Buddhism is the main religion of the country and 96%, of the population of Japan, is a Buddhist follower.

38 Facts about Japan


  1. Japan is consists of approximately 6852 islands but only 340 islands are larger than 1 square kilometer. Only four of its islands(ie Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku.) constitute its 97% area whereas the remaining 6849 islands constitute only 3% area. The islands are located on the eastern coast of Asia, i.e. the Pacific Ocean.
  2. In Japan about 1500 earthquakes occur every year, means every day four.
  3. Japan is the only nation which does not offer “citizenship” to Muslims. Even Muslims do not get a house on rent in Japan.
  4. In the any university of Japan, Arabic or any other Islamic language is not allow.
  5. Children do not have to give any exams until the age of 10 in Japan.
  6. In Japan, children and instructors cooperate together to clean up the Classroom.
  7. The average age of Japan’s people is highest in the world (82 years).there are 50,000 people over 100 years old.
  8. Japan does not have any kind of natural resources and they also suffer from hundreds of earthquakes per year, but still, Japan is the world’s second largest economic power.
  9. “Sumo” is Japan’s most popular game. Apart from this, baseball is also quite popular.
  10. Japan literacy rate is 100%
  11. Do you know that? 20% of books distributed in Japan are Comic Books.
  12. New Year is celebrated on 1st January in Japan by ringing 108 bells in the temple.
  13. There are about 55 million vending machines in Japan. When you are in Japan, you will discover these machines all over. It is on every road.
  14. Till 2015 late dance in Japan was banned.
  15. In Japan, there is a building through which highways pass.
  16. Despite being surrounded by the sea from all four sides, 27 percent of the fishes are procured from other countries.
  17. Japan people believe that black cat is lucky for him.
  18. Japan has 90% of Mobile are WaterProof because people use the phone while bathing.
  19. In Japan, there are 70 types of “Fanta”.
  20. Most roads in Japan have no names.
  21. Japanese has more than 20 ways to say “Sorry”
  22. Japan is the world’s largest automobile maker.
  23. JJapan is the single nation on the planet which has been assaulted by “nuclear bombs”. As you know, the US threw bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug 6 and 9, 1945. These bombs were named the little-boy and Fat-man.
  24. 70% of Japan’s hill is rocky, and it has 200 volcanoes.
  25. Japan’s “Tashirojima” island is called ‘Cat Island’. The number of people on this island is 100, whereas the number of cats is about 400. It is forbidden to bring dogs on this island.
  26. Most cartoon shows are made In Japan, it has earned 60% of the world market share in this business.
  27. Fugu ‘is one of the popular dishes in Japan. It is a dish of poisonous fish which is very tasty. Only chefs with licensed can make it and they taste itself before serving it to customers to ensure that it is not poisonous. To get Fuji’s license, it is necessary to take 7 to 11 years of training.
  28. Do you know, there are 108 active volcanoes in Japan.
  29. In the year 1923, due to the earthquake, about 140,000 people died in the city of Tokyo.
  30. Due to “Pacific Ring of Fire”, there is a possibility of earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes in Japan
  31. There are more than 90,000 species of wildlife in Japan.
  32. Only 12% of Japan’s area is suitable for cultivation.
  33. You will be surprised to know that there are about 50,000 people in Japan whose age is more than 100.
  34. In Japan, 96 percent of the population follows Buddhism, so after China, Buddhism has the highest population in Japan.
  35. Godzilla is viewed as an official citizen of Japan.
  36. In Japan, comics paper used more than toilet paper.
  37. You can also get Boyfriend and girlfriends on rent to avoid loneliness in Japan.
  38. Due to the gas emitted from the power plant, there are many times acid rain in Japan.

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