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What is the size of China in Square miles and in square kilometers?
3,691,521 square miles
9,596,960 square kilometers
What is the size of Japan in square miles and square kilometers?
145,874 square miles
377,835 square kilometers
What is the population and ranking of Japan?
126,549,976 people
#9
What is the population and ranking of China?
1,261,832,482 people
#1
What is the population density of China?
342/sq. mi.
131/sq. km.
What is the population density of Japan?
867/sq. mi.
334/sq. km.
what are the latitude and longitude lines of maximum extent in Japan?
Latitude: 30-45 degrees N
Longitude: 129-146 degrees E
What are the latitude and longitude lines of maximum extent in China?
Latitude: 12-53 degrees N
73-134 degrees E
What other countries lay at the same latitude as Japan?
U.S, Portugal, Spain
What other countries lay at the same latitude as China?
U.S., France, Switzerland
What is Japan surrounded by?
The sea of japan, the pacific ocean, Korea straight
what is China surrounded by?
Mongolia, Russia, Vietnam
What are the major rivers of Japan?
Sea of Japan, Shinano, Tone
What are the major rivers/lakes of China?
Yangtze, Gan, Koko-nor
Describe the shape of Japan
Four main islands that are irregularly shaped and closley spaced
Describe the shape of China
Large territory with generally rounded bourders and a rugged pacific coastline
What other countries or U.S. states are comparable in size to japan?
Montana, Germany, Zimbabwe
What other countires are comparable in size to China?
U.S., canada, Brazil
What are the major mountain ranges in Japan?
Japanese alps, Kiso mountains, Akashi mountains
What are the major mountain ranges in China?
Himalayas, Pamirs, Kunlun
What is the capital and three largest cities of Japan?
Capital- Tokyo
Osaka, Yokohoma, Nagoya
What is the capital and three largest cities in China?
Capital- Beijing
Shanghi
Hong Kong
Tianjin
What are the primary types of terrain in Japan?
Mountainous/volcanic, plateau, plains
What are the primary types of terrain in China?
Desert, plains, mountainous, lowlands, tundra, loessland