Description of the country:
Japan is an island country and located in East Asia. It is located in the Pacific Region. Japan is said to be the “sun origin” country. In population statistics Japan stands in the 10th position in the case of population. Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and is said to be 8th largest city in the world in the urban areas by population.
Geography of the country:
Japan has the coastal area of 29, 751km, which is said to be as one of the island country which is sharing larger boundaries with the sea. The Major islands of Japan are Honshu, Shikoku, Bonin Islands, Dait? Islands. About 72% of Japan is mountainous, with a mountain range running through each of the main islands. Japan's highest mountain hill level is Mount Fuji.
Status of economy, research and development:
Economy of Japan is the third-largest in the world by nominal GDP and the fourth-largest by purchasing power parity. In 2014 the per capita GDP was $37,519, the 28th highest in 2014. Japan is said to be the largest manufacturer of automobiles and it holds the 3rd position in the world. 1986 Japan had come to devote a higher proportion of its GNP to research and development than the United States. In 1989 nearly 700,000 Japanese were engaged in research and development. Research and Development Expenditure (% of GDP) In Japan Was Reported At 3.45 in 2008, According To the World Bank. Expenditures for Research and Development are Current and Capital Expenditures .
Status about the different subjects in which extensive research is going on:
More of the research work has been going in the Japan from past years and the established content is getting out as the years passed out. The University of Tokyo is allied with an established institute that is “Institute of Social Science” which aims to support the construction of a "democratic and peace-loving nation" by promoting empirical social science. Yasunari Kawabata (1968) has been awarded with Nobel Prize in the Literature for his narrative mastery, which with great sensibility expresses. According to Royama(1949), modern Japanese Political Studies consists of two schools. The first is the Kokka-gakuha, or Staatslehre school. Under the strong influence of the German Staatsrecht (studies of state law), this school was based on Staatlehre (studies of the state).