Maps Page on Japan
This is a political map of Japan
that shows city names and roads and also names the bodies of water surrounding
the continent. Most of the cities in Japan lie along the coasts of the
This shaded relief map shows the landforms of Japan and also has a political side
to it as well since it shows city names and certain roadways. Note how
is, especially down the center of the country.
The Administrative Divisions map of Japan
shows Japan broken up into
different sections showing the different states inside Japan. They are all numbered and the
key gives the name of each state corresponding to the number.
is an average temperature map in celsius for Japan that
shows the different temperature ranges throughout the country. The northern
part of the country is rather cold while on the south coastal areas itís a lot
warmer. In the middle of Japan
you can see where the mountainous areas are because it is a lot colder in the
middle as it runs all the way up the continent.
This is a map showing
Japanís average precipitation. Japan
gets over 80 inches of precipitation mainly in the middle of the continent as
well as some parts along the coast in the south. The North and east of the
country average around 40 inches or less.
This population density map is taken from the 2000 census for Japan.
The darker the areas get the denser the population is. As you can see, where
the areas are mountainous, they arenít as dense. The densest areas in Japan
are along the coastal areas especially on the southern coastline.
This map is a population map for Japan showing persons per square
This map shows the industry and power in Japan. The pie charts are used to
break up the different percentages of industry that the cities offer while the
map also shows the different types of power that Japan is using throughout the
This map is a land utilization map of Japan which is showing which crops
are mainly farmed as well as the land that is unable to be farmed since it is
dominated by forest. As you can see most of Japan is covered in forest and the
crops are mainly planted along the coasts where the ground is flatter. The map
also shows the major fishing ports for Japan.
The mineral map shows the different types of raw minerals Japan has and where they are found
at. The map also shows the different refineries. The most common mineral
according to the map is Copper with a lot of it as well as iron ore sprinkled
all around Tokyo.
This interesting map shows the areas in depth and size of
earthquakes in and around Japan
This map shows a list of all of the major volcanoes in and
Many of the islands around Japan
are volcanic islands.
Submitted by Alex Warta on March 2, 2008.