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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › AustraliaAustralia - Wikipedia

    Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. With an area of 7,617,930 square kilometres (2,941,300 sq mi), Australia is the largest country by area in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country.

  2. The earthquake moved Honshu (the main island of Japan) 2.4 m (8 ft) east, shifted the Earth on its axis by estimates of between 10 cm (4 in) and 25 cm (10 in), increased earth's rotational speed by 1.8 µs per day, and generated infrasound waves detected in perturbations of the low-orbiting Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer satellite.

  3. On 24 May 2012, more than a year after the disaster, TEPCO released their estimate of radioactivity releases due to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster. An estimated 538.1 petabecquerels (PBq) of iodine-131 , caesium-134 and caesium-137 was released. 520 PBq was released into the atmosphere between 12 and 31 March 2011 and 18.1 PBq into the ...

  4. The emperor of Japan is the monarch and the head of the Imperial Family of Japan. Under the Constitution of Japan , he is defined as the symbol of the Japanese state and the unity of the Japanese people, and his position is derived from "the will of the people with whom resides sovereign power". [1]

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › TokyoTokyo - Wikipedia

    Tokyo (/ ˈ t oʊ k i oʊ /; Japanese: 東京, Tōkyō, ()), officially the Tokyo Metropolis (東京都, Tōkyō-to), is the capital and largest city of Japan. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island.

  6. The Japan National Stadium during the 2020 Summer Olympics Ninety-three nations received medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics , and 65 of them won at least one gold medal, both records. The 2020 Summer Olympics was an international multi-sport event held in Tokyo , Japan, from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

  7. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Portal:JapanPortal:Japan - Wikipedia

    Japan is a part of the Ring of Fire, and spans an archipelago of 6852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the five main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu (the "mainland"), Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Yokohama, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kobe, and Kyoto.

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