Japan is also one of the world's most important economic powers. Located in the Pacific Ocean to the east of China, Korea and Russia, Japan is an island nation.
Tokyo is Japan's capital and largest city.
Most of the country is mountainous–about 70 per cent–and many of those are volcanic. In fact, the its highest mountain, Mount Fuji, is a dormant volcano. It is also found on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which causes the country to experience many earthquakes.
In this video, WatchMojo shares more interesting facts about the Land of the Rising Sun.