10 facts about Japan
1. Japan - the last country in the world to formally preserve the empire title. The Japanese imperial dynasty has never been interrupted. The reigning Emperor Akihito today, a direct descendant of the first emperor Jimmu, who founded Japan in 711 BC. This year marks Japan in 2671.
2. In all the northern cities of Japan, where it snows in winter, heated sidewalks and streets. Thus in Japan there is no central heating. Each heats flat as you can.
3. Japan - a small country, but there are a lot of all the biggest. Here is the most expensive theme park at Disney World and Sea four of the ten highest roller coaster. In Tokyo, the most extensive subway system in the world and the largest mixed pedestrian intersection.
4. In Japan there are metro cars for women only. They are attached in the morning to rush hour no one molested girls.
5. Japanese pornography is called Hentai and sold absolutely everywhere. In large bookstores under it is given 2-3 floors. Hentai is allowed to freely sell to minors. At the same time in Japan, one of the lowest per cent of rapes in the world.
6. In Japan, one of the most liberal laws tobacco. Smoking is allowed everywhere except in the railway platforms and airports. 7. Most Japanese characters consist of 2-4 syllables, but there are wonderful exceptions. For example, the character "hanetokavatogahanareruoto 'consists of thirteen syllables! He describes not a pleasant sound to be emitted when separating the flesh from the bone.
8. The Japanese language consists of several levels of politeness: colloquial, respectful, polite and very courteous. Women almost always say, using a respectful form, and man - colloquialisms.
9. In Japan, eating dolphins. Of these, make soup, cooked kusiyaki (Japanese barbecue) and even eaten raw. At the dolphin meat is quite tasty, quite unlike the taste of fish.
10. Mount Fuji (Fuji) is privately owned. The Shinto shrine Hong Seng preserved deed of gift from 1609, which gave Shogun mountain in the possession of the temple. In 1974, the authenticity of the donation confirmed the Supreme Court of Japan, and then had no choice but to pass into the ownership of the temple mount. Because ownership in Japan is firm.