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Japan
(7,266 words)

Nippon-koku (Japan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

126,496,000

Area

380,000 sq. km (150,000 sq. mi)

Population density

330/sq. km (870/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.23% (per 1,000: births 8, deaths 12)

Under 15 years

13%

Urban dwellers

92% (-0.25% p.a.)

Largest cities

Tokyo 37,393,000; Osaka 19,165,000; Nagoya 9,552,000; Kitakyushu 5,529,000; Hamamatsu 2,922,000; plus 28 over 300,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian…

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“Japan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02JPN>
First published online: 2020



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