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Japan
   has this flag:   

The central red circle represents the rising sun
Japan
   has the capital   
Tokyo
Ieyasu Tokugawa won the battle of Sekigahara in 1600, the most important battle in the history of Japan, and soon took control of the country. In 1603, he established his government in Edo. In 1868, the emperor moved to Edo and renamed the city to Tokyo. Thus, Tokyo became the capital of Japan both officially and substantially.
Japan
   uses the   
Yen
yen (JPY)
Japanese
   is an official language of   
Japan
.jp
   internet domain is used by   
Japan
Maki (sushi)
   comes from   
Japan
Rolled sushi, often wrapped in a sheet of nori (seaweed)
Kiyomizu Temple
   is situated in   
Kyoto, Japan
Clarity & Serenity; Nominee for the new 7 wonders
Hiroyuki Ebihara
   comes from   
Japan
Susumu Hanagata
   comes from   
Japan
Kiyoshi Hatanaka
   comes from   
Japan
Takanori Hatakeyama
   comes from   
Japan
Hozumi Hasegawa
   comes from   
Japan
Hiroshi Kawashima
   comes from   
Japan
Hiroshi Kobayashi
   comes from   
Japan
Kohji Kobayashi
   comes from   
Japan
Tadashi Mihara
   comes from   
Japan
Nobuo Nashiro
   comes from   
Japan
WBA super flyweight champion.
Shigeo Nakajima
   comes from   
Japan
Yosuke Nishijima
   comes from   
Japan
Hideyuki Ohashi
   comes from   
Japan
Katsuya Onizuka
   comes from   
Japan
Shozo Saijo
   comes from   
Japan
Yoshio Shirai
   comes from   
Japan
Katsunari Takayama
   comes from   
Japan
Shinji Takehara
   comes from   
Japan
Joichiro Tatsuyoshi
   comes from   
Japan
Tomori Tadashi
   comes from   
Japan
Hideki Todaka
   comes from   
Japan
Katsuo Tokashiki
   comes from   
Japan
Keiji Yamaguchi
   comes from   
Japan
Nippon
   is the native name for   
Japan
Also Nihon.
Hirosaki Castle
   is/was found in   
Japan
Also known as Takaoka-jo. Built in 1611.
Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line Tunnel
   is located in   
Japan
9.5 km
Kunisaki-hanto
   is located in   
Japan
Kyūshū
Satsuma-hanto
   is located in   
Japan
Kyūshū
Oshika-hanto
   is located in   
Japan
Honshū
Miura-hato
   is located in   
Japan
Honshū
Type 4 "Ke-Nu"
   was from   
Japan
Yamato
   originated in   
Japan
The emperor is the symbol of the state and unity of the people. Although he is not technically head of state, he is frequently treated as one.
Heijo-kyo
   was formerly the capital of   
Japan
Moved to Nagaoka-kyo, 710 - 784
Kyoto
   was formerly the capital of   
Japan
Moved to Tokyo, 794 - 1868
Nagaoka-kyo
   was formerly the capital of   
Japan
Moved to Kyoto, 784 - 794
Japan
   had a leader   
Hirohito
Japan
   had a leader   
Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister until 44
Japan
   had a leader   
Mitsumasa Yonai
Implemented the suicide units
Japan
   had a leader   
Kantoro Suzuki
Agreed to Japan's surrender to the allies
Japan
   had a leader   
Isoroku Yamamoto
Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy
Japan
   had a leader   
Tomoyuki Yamashita
Lieutenant-General of the Japanese Imperial Army
Japan
   had the general   
Mitsuomi Kamio
General
1941
   was the year   
Pearl Harbor Was Attacked by Japan
On December 7, 1941 the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on the Pacific Fleet of the US Navy moored at Pearl Harbor. This brought about the US entry into World War II. While The Japanese attack made mincemeat out of "Battleship Row," the entire U.S. Carrier force was out to sea and was not touched, a fact which would come back to haunt the Japanese later in the war.






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