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terancis, irrvin and long

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Japan is an archipelago, or string of islands, on the eastern edge of Asia. There are four main islands: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. There are also nearly 4,000 smaller islands! Japan's nearest mainland neighbors are the Siberian region of Russia in the north and Korea and China farther south.
people and culture
The Japanese are famous for their willingness to work very hard. Children are taught to show respect for others, especially parents and bosses. They learn to do what's best for their family or company and worry less about their own needs.

Did you know that kids in Japan are taught to bowed in a small age (the lower the bow bow the more respectful it is)
1. Geography
2. Religion
3. People and culture
4. Food
5. Weather and climate
6. Flora and fauna
7. Landmarks
8. Industries and trade
9. clothing and housing
10. School and education
11. Interesting facts
Shinto and Buddhism are the two major belief or religion in Japan.
Shintoism: the ancient indigenous religion of Japan
Buddhism: A widespread Asian religion or philosophy, founded by Siddhartha Gautama in North East India
Most Japanese consider themselves Buddhist, Shintoist or both.
Japanese food is very different from food in Western countries. There is lots of rice, fish, and vegetables, but little meat. With little fat or dairy, this diet is very healthy, which helps Japanese people live, on average, longer than any other people in the world.
Weather and Climate
Spring (haru)
The plum blossom is a good sign that the cold winter will soon end and spring is just around the corner, followed by the cherry blossom at its best in the Tokyo area between the end of March and the beginning of April to bring this beautiful season to the best. Splendid views of mountains, fields and gardens all around Japan.
Summer (natsu)
The Japanese summer begins in June with a three to four week rainy season. This is an important time for farmers to plant rice. It becomes seriously hot and humid from July onward and many Japanese enjoy bathing in the sea and relaxing at cool places in mountainous areas. Summer is when many interesting festivals and other events are held all over the country.
Autumn (aki)
Autumn always brings such freshness with a light breeze and cool temperature after the hot and humid summer. All forests are dyed in glorious autumn colors. Chrysanthemums create beautiful displays with their abundance of flowers to enchant visitors to parks and gardens. Autumn is also the season for many exhibitions, music concerts and sports tournaments in Japan.
Winter (huyu)
The temperature rarely drops below 0°C in the plains along the Pacific coast during wintertime. It is also quite dry and very often sunny. Central Japan and Northern Japan are highly reputed regions for winter sports. Southern Japan is comparatively mild and pleasant in winter.
Flora and Fauna
There are also some rare and remarkable floras and faunas in Japan

Fauna (animals): macaque monkeys, mountain weasels, spider crab, Japanese giant hornets and etc.

Flora (plants and flowers): Japanese maple, cherry blossoms (sukura), Japanese pine tree, bamboo, spruce and etc.
Japan is a very well-known country so what made it so famous, well the main things are the prominent landmarks that attracts thousands of tourists around the world to holiday and visit. Like Mt.Fuji (Fujiyama) tower of Tokyo, Hiroshima Peace Memorial,Jigokudani Monkey Park, Himeji Castle, Great Buddha of Kamakura, Golden Pavilion and much more
Many items around the world are from Japan those particular kind of things are called industries.
There are many industries in Japan such as food (sushi and fish), motor vehicles like Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Nissan, Infinity, Suzuki, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Subaru , games and consoles, Finally animate and manga. Just like Australia the largest industry in Australia is the ''wool'' industry.

1. Did you know that some people in Japan eat pork and beef raw
2.Japanese people have an average life that is 4 years longer than an Americans.
3. some young sumo wrestlers are 2 times the weight as an adult
4. Japan is a world leader of robotics.
5. The highest point in Japan in Mount Fuji, which stands at 3,776m
6. Japan is made up of 6,852 islands.
7. There are over 200 volcanoes in Japan.
8. In Japan people believe that the beef will be more tasty if you massage the cow with alcohol.
9. In Japan wild monkeys don’t like to be looked at in the eye or else they will attack.
How is a child's life in Japan different from a child's life in Sydney?
Terancis said Children in Japan call their teacher "Sensei" but in Sydney we call our teacher by their last names.

In Japan instead of students moving to different classes for subjects the teachers move inside their classes instead.

In Japan children clean up their school.


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