Domain registration Japan
The official domain extension for Japan is .JP.
Registering this domain extension is recommended strategic move for those companies with interests in Japan or that are looking to protect their trademark within the country.
Japan is an island constitutional monarchy located in Eastern Asia. It is an archipelago made up of 8,852 islands. It lies in the Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Sea of Japan, with the Sea of Okhotsk to the north and the East China Sea to the south. It is subdivided into 8 regions and 47 administrative prefectures.
Japan covers a total of 372,824 km² and has a population of 127,535,920 (2012). There are four main islands: Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku, which together count for more than 90% of Japanese territory. The landscape consists predominantly of forests and mountains, making agricultural development a difficult task. Lowlands are found around the coast or in the valleys, the most extensive being the Kanto Plain. The capital of Japan is Tokyo and the local currency is the Yen. Japan is the world’s third largest economy. It has manufacturing industries among the most advanced in the world, especially the automotive and electrical goods sectors; also, the Japanese fishing industry is second only to that of the Chinese. The official language is Japanese.