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State of JAPAN

State of JAPAN

Flag or Logo since 1952-04-29
NIPPON Koku : 日本国 (ja)n UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

Emperor Hirohito
(ruler of JAPAN since 1926-12-25)
Capitals & administrative places: Tokyo
Official & national languages: Japanese (ja) .
n national language


JAPAN Regions of JAPAN  (Tokyo)

9 Regionalized Divisions:

CHUGOKU CHUGOKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Hiroshima)Local: CHŪGOKU-Chihō Chijikai : 中国地方知事会 (ja)  (Hirosima)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Development Agency  (Sapporo)Local: HOKKAIDŌ-Kaihatsuchō : 北海道 (ja)  (Sapporo)
KANSAI KANSAI Region [Kinki Region]  (Osaka)Local: KINKI-Chihō : Kansai-Chihō – 関西地方 : 近畿地方 (ja)  (Osaka)
KANTO KANTO Regional Governors´ Association  (Tokyo)Local: KANTŌ-Chihō Chijikai : 関東地方知事会 (ja)  (Tōkyō)
KYUSHU KYUSHU Regional Governors´ Association  (Fukuoka)Local: KYŪSHŪ-Chihō Chijikai : 九州知事会 (ja)  (Hukuoka)
SHIKOKU SHIKOKU Governors´ Assocation  (Matsuyama)Local: SHIKOKU Chijikai : 四国知事会 (ja)  (Matsuyama)
TOHOKU TOHOKU Region  (Sendai)Local: TŌHOKU-Chihō : 東北地方 (ja)  (Sendai)
TOKAI-HOKURIKU TOKAI-HOKURIKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Nagoya)Local: TŌKAI-HOKURIKU-Chihō Chijikai : 東海北陸地方知事会 (ja)  (Nagoya)
TOSAN TOSAN Region  (Nagano)Local: TŌSAN-Chihō : 東山地方 (ja)  (Nagano)

1 Territory:

JAPANESE HOLDOUTS JAPANESE HOLDOUTS Resistance  (Insulindia)Local: Zan-Ryū NIPPON HEI : 残留日本兵 (ja)  (Zan-Ryū Nippon Hei)

1 Government or Movement in Exile

FORMOSA ISLAND Provisional Government of the Republic of TAIWAN  (Tokyo + (Taipeh)) Thomas Wen-Yi Liao

Military entity abroad, special or locally shared:

JAPAN BASES Japan Self-Defense Forces : JSDF  (Shinjuku-Ichigaya)Local: Japan Self-Defense Forces : JSDF (en) + Nihon JIEITAI – 日本自衛隊 (ja)  (Shinjuku-Ichigaya)

43 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)

AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANPO Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan : ANPO Alliance  (San Francisco)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Washington-District of Columbia))
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Committee : AALCC  (New Delhi)
COCOM Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls : COCOM  (Paris)
COLOMBO PLAN COLOMBO PLAN for Co-operative Economic Development in South and South-East Asia  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade : GATT  (Villa Bocage)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Bureau : IHB  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMCO Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization : IMCO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Geneva)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Saint Cloud)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LEAGUE OF RED CROSS League of Red Cross Societies : LORCS  (Geneva)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
TROPICAL TUNA Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission : IATTC  (San Diego-La Jolla)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres)
WFP Temporary United Nations World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TOURISM International Union of Official Travel Organizations : IUOTO  (Geneva)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AMERICAN BASES IN JAPAN United States Forces Japan : USFJ  (Yokota)
ATSUGI Naval Air Facility ATSUGI  (Atsugi)
BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS United States Military Administration of BONIN AND VOLCANO ISLANDS  (Omura)
CAMP FUJI Combined Arms Training Center CAMP FUJI  (Camp Fuji)
DAITO ISLANDS DAITO ISLANDS Archipelago  (Minamidaito + Kitadaito)
IWAKUNI Marine Corps Air Station IWAKUNI  (Iwakuni)
JAPAN BASES Japan Self-Defense Forces : JSDF  (Shinjuku-Ichigaya)
MARCUS ISLAND United States Occupied MARCUS ISLAND  (Minamitori)
MISAWA MISAWA Air Base  (Misawa)
OKINOTORI ISLANDS United States Occupied OKINOTORI ISLANDS Territory  (Okinotorishima)
RYUKYUS United States High Commission of the RYUKYUS  (Naha)
SAGA SAGA Prefecture  (Saga)
SASEBO United States Fleet Activities SASEBO  (Sasebo)
YOKOSUKA United States Fleet Activities YOKOSUKA  (Yokosuka)
YOKOTA YOKOTA Army Field  (Yokota)
ZAMA Camp ZAMA  (Zama)

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