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Population (2012): 127.6 million
Capital: Tokyo
Area: 364,500 sq km
Main Languages: Japanese
Religions: Shintoism 83.9%, Buddhism 71.4%, Christianity 2%, other 7.8%
(Note: Many believe in bother Shintoism and Buddhism)
Currency: Yen
GDP (2012): US$5.96 trillion
GDP per capita (2012): US$46,720
GDP growth (2012): 1.9%
GDP contribution by sector: Agriculture 1.1%, Industry 26.3%, Services 72.5% (2012 est.)
Urban population (2012): 91.7%
Life Expectancy (2011): 82.6 years
International dialing code: (+81)