International rankings of Japan

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The following are international rankings of Japan.

Cities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Japan's population is expected to age and rapidly decline this century
Main article: Demographics of Japan

Economy[edit]

Shinjuku's skyscrapers display Japan's economic success
Main article: Economy of Japan

Education[edit]

Main article: Education in Japan

Environment[edit]

Main article: Environment of Japan

Geography[edit]

Japan is extremely mountainous, with very little arable land
Main article: Geography of Japan

Globalization[edit]

Industry[edit]

ASIMO is the most advanced humanoid robot

Military[edit]

Mitsubishi F-2 fighter jet

Political[edit]

Main article: Politics of Japan

Society[edit]

Main article: Culture of Japan
Second-highest suicide rate among OECD countries

Technology[edit]

Tourism[edit]

Mount Fuji, Shinkansen and Sakura blossoms: symbols of Japan
Main article: Tourism in Japan

Transportation[edit]

Main article: Transport in Japan

References[edit]

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