Guides Japan

Information for expatriates on overseas moving and relocation in Japan

Capital Tokyo
Largest city Tokyo
Area (km2) 377,944
Population (2011) 127,960,000
GDP 2011 (billion USD) 5,855.000
Currency Yen (JPY
Time zone GMT+9
Calling code +81

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From San Francisco to Tokyo: Survive in Japan
My name is Thomas. I was born and Raised in San Francisco, California and I am currently living in Tokyo, ...
From California to Japan: West Coast to Far East
A documented journey of relocation from Hollywood, California to the Japanese countryside. From the move, ...
From Colorado to Fukuoka: Nihon Scope
Hello, my name is Nathan Scheer and I am from Lakewood, Colorado and I am currently living in Fukuoka, Japan ...
From California to Japan: Everywhere To Be Found
Hi! My name is Kendra and I’m an American! I left California to teach English for a year in Japan back in ...
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