This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population. It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories, and, in some cases,constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.The population figures do not reflect the practice of countries that report significantly different populations of citizens domestically and overall.
Date: April 1, 2016
Japan or “State of Japan” is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The kanji that make up Japan’s name mean “sun origin”, and it is often called the “Land of the Rising Sun”