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Population: 13 Million

Time zone: +GMT 9 (1-hour ahead of Singapore)

CURRENCY: Japanese Yen, ¥

Country code: +81

Language: Japanese

Peak travel period: April – September

Socket types: Types A & B – 100V 50-60Hz

Transport Card: IC:Cards – ICOCA, PASMO, SUICA

Tap Water: Safe to drink

Four Season: YES

Essential Travel Phrases

Hello/Greetings – んにちは (Konnichiwa)

Good Morning – おはようございま (Ohayo gozaimasu)

Good Evening – こんばんは (Konbanwa)

Thank you – ありがとうございます (Arigato gozaimasu)

Excuse me (polite) – すみません (Sumimasen)

Sorry – ごめなさい (Gomenasai)

How much is it – いくらですか (Ikura desu ka)

Delicious – おいしい (Oishi)

Cheers – かんぱい (Kanpai)

To show appreciation before eating – いただきます(Itadakimasu)

Can you speak English – 英語を話せますか (Eigo wo Hanasemasu ka)

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