Japan Coordinates: 36 00 N, 138 00 E Area: 377,835 sq.km. Coastline: 29,751 km Lowest Point: Hachiro-gata: 4m Highest Point: Mount Fuji: 3776m Population: 127,433,494 (2007) Life Expectancy: Male: 78.67 years Female: 85.56 years Ethnic Groups: Japanese: 98.5% Koreans: 0.5% Chinese: 0.4% Others: 0.7% Administrative Divisions: 47 prefectures Independence: 660 BC Suffrage: 20 years of age GDP: $4.883 trillion GDP-per capita: $33,100 Labor Force: 66.44 million Unemployment: 4.1% Electricity - production: 996 billion kWh Electricity - consumption: 946.3 billion kWh Oil - production: 125,000 bbl/day Oil - consumption: 5.578 million bbl/day Telephones - main lines: 55.155 million Telephones - Cellular: 101.7 million Airports: 175 Railways: 23,474 km Roadways: 1.183 million km Waterways: 1,770 km Military Service: 18 years of age, voluntary Land Boundaries: 0

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