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Japan is part of:
Asia & Pacific · Eastern Asia ·
Water Basins of Japan:
Ibi · Miyako · Yodo ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Tokyo
Neighbouring Countries North Korea, South Korea, China
Total Area 377,835 km2
  - Water 3,091 km2 (0.82%) / 82 m2/ha
  - Land 374,744 km2
Coastline 29,751 km
Population 128,084,700 (339 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.956 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 24.9 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $4,844,000 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $35,300
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNIDO, UNU, UNESCAP
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 46,993 km2 (12.54%)
     - Arable 43,620 km2 (11.64%)
     - Permanent Crops 3,373 km2 (0.9%)
     - Irrigated 25,920 km2
  - Non cultivated 252,984 km2 (87.46%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1668 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 430 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 88.43 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 62%
  - For Domestic Use 20%
  - For Industrial Use 18%
  - Per Capita 696 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
  - Improved Sanitation 100%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 100%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

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Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

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  1. Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of the East Asia (SDS-SEA) ‎(4,639 views) . . WikiBot


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  1. Risk Reduction and mitigation of water-related disasters, Japan ‎(7,299 views) . . WikiBot
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