Flag of Japan

The Japanese flag is a disc centered on a white field. The used colors in the flag are red, white. The proportion of the Japanese flag is 2:3. The Flag of Japan was adopted in 1870. The last change to the current Japanese flag design was in 1999.

Flag of Japan

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Flag proportion

Ratio 2:3


  • First flag usage: -
  • Adoption current flag: 1870
  • Last change flag: 1999

Flag colors


About Japan


126 451 398


145 920 sq mi
377 930 km2

Population density

867 sq mi
335 km2

Country information

Country: Japan
Continent: Asia
Official languages: Japanese
Capital: Tokio
Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Border length: 0 miles / 0 km
Neighbouring countries: None

The Japanese flag is the flag of the country named Japan. Japan is located in continental Asia. Japan has no neighbouring countries.

126 451 398 people are living in Japan, a country stretching over 145 920 sq mi/ 377 930 km² (3.55% water). The population density in Japan is of 867 per sq mi/ 335 people per km². The official language of Japan is Japanese. The capital city of Japan is Tokio. Japan is a Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The currency in Japan is the Japanese yen ¥ (JPY). UTC (standard time) in Japan is UTC+09:00 and UTC+09:00 in summer. Japan has the unique two-letter country code, JP (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is JPN, and its three-digit country code is 392. The calling code for Japan is +81.




Japanese yen ¥ (JPY)


CET: UTC+09:00
CEST: UTC+09:00


Internet TLD: JP
Three-letter country code: JPN
Three-digit country code: 392
Calling code: +81