Estimate population 127,368,100 - Capital City: Tokyo
Japan's official name is Japan but in Japanese it is called Nihon, or Land of the Rising Sun. If you go to Japan you can't miss the major range, Japan Alps with its outstanding peaks, Mount Fuji; Mount Ontake, Mount Aso, and Mount Unzen. Japan's five major islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, Shikoku, Ryukyu.
Magnificent rivers flow through Japan like the Shinano, Tone, and Teshio. Some of the beautiful lakes are Lake Biwa, Lake Kasumi, and Lake Towada. If you enjoy the hustle and bustle of busy city life, you may like to try Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Kobe, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Kita-Kyushu, and Hiroshima. Beware to carry plenty of yen, Japan's monetary unit.