Japan

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Japan

Official name:Japan
Capital:Tokyo
Area:total: 377,835 sq km
note: includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto), Daito-shoto, Minami-jima, Okino-tori-shima, Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto), and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto)
water: 3,091 sq km
land: 374,744 sq km
Climate:varies from tropical in south to cool temperate in north
Location:Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula
Geographic coordinates:36 00 N, 138 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than California
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:29,751 km
Terrain:mostly rugged and mountainous
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Hachiro-gata -4 m
highest point: Fujiyama 3,776 m

Map of Japan

Map of Japan

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