Most of us are aware of the general information regarding almost all the countries in the world, the capital cities, the economy, international politics and stuff like that.But in this list of 10 things to know about Japan you will find some really interesting facts about japan .
10. Largest Population of Old People
So the first piece of information on our list of things to know about Japan is regarding its population and just like other Asian countries, Japan boasts a large number. But did you guy know that Japan is the one country in the world that has the highest number of old people in its population this means that out of the entire number, 50,000 people are like really really over aged? On some level, you might find that to be normal but it really isn’t and there are statistics that can prove it!
9. Large Number of Islands
Remember how we told you that Canada has the largest number of lakes in the entire world and that more than 60% of the world lakes are situated in Canada? Well here is another similar genre of information on our list of things to know about Japan. Did you guys know that Japan has a fairly large number of islands? 6800 to be exact so imagine how many beaches and how much of sunshine do the Japanese enjoy! No wonder they are so fresh and alert at all time! It must be like they have their own dedicated ozone layer for such a large number of islands eh?
8. Oldest Company : Things To Know About Japan
The next thing on our list of things to know about Japan is related to a company that operated from 578 A.D to 2006. It is the world’s oldest company and judging by the number of years that it ran for, we really can’t help but be impressed by the Japanese manner of work! It might also be one of the reasons that Japan is economically so successful and stable!
7. Most Punctual Trains in the World
Next up on our list of things to know about Japan we have something to share about Japanese punctuality. Out of all the things that the country has and no other country of the world has, this has to be the most awe inspiring given the status of railways all over the world. So did you know that the trains in Japan only see an average delay of 18 seconds, yes seconds, and not more than that? And did you know that his makes the train system in Japan the most punctual in the entire world? We are guessing Japan would be the ideal place to go and learn to induce some discipline back into our lives because we must say, this is bloody impressive.
6. Square Watermelons
Another very interesting things about the Japanese is that they have square water melons. Yes you read right, square watermelons which is the first we ever heard of them too. Apparently, they grow them like this (yes it is by choice) for ease of cutting and ease of storing! So tell us, did you guys ever have an issue storing your perfectly rounded water melons?