General Information about Japan

Country:
Area:
Population:
National Language:
Japan (Nippon)
Approx. 377,000 km2
Approx. 127,000.000
Japanese (Nihongo)
Currency:
Japanese Yen
1 USD = 100 JP Yen - 110 JPYen (As of July, 2016)
http://www.x-rates.com/d/JPY/table.html
Business Hours:

National Holidays:
Day light saving time:
Bank: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Post office: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
See here for details
None
Weather & Climate: One-week Forecasts
Daily Forecasts
Daylight saving Daylight saving time or Summer time is used in Japan
Water:
Tipping:
Drinkable tap water is available throughout Japan
Has No custom of tipping
Electricity: Voltage: 100V
http://item.rakuten.co.jp/arukikata/11900000/
Utility frequency:
Osaka: 60Hz
Tokyo: 50Hz
DVD:
Standard: NTSC (National Television System Committee)
Region code: 2
Mailing Services: Post Office hours from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(Domestic Mail)
52 Yen for mailing a Postcard
82 Yen for a Letter (up to 25kg)
(International Mail)
International Mail see this web site.
http://www.post.japanpost.jp/english/
National TV Network: NHK
Emergency Calls:
Police 110
Fire 119
Ambulance 119

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