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The population of 126 million is the world's tenth largest.
Japanese people make up 98.5% of Japan's total population.
Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.The first written mention of Japan is in Chinese history texts from the 1st century AD.Influence from other regions, mainly China, followed by periods of isolation, particularly from Western Europe, has characterized Japan's history.The four largest are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku, which make up about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area.The country is divided into 47 prefectures in eight regions.
After nearly two decades of internal conflict and insurrection, the Imperial Court regained its political power in 1868 through the help of several clans from Chōshū and Satsuma, and the Empire of Japan was established.