Japan Flag and Country Facts
National Holiday: Birthday of Emperor Akihito – December 23rd (Celebrates birthday of current emperor)
National Symbol: Red sun disc, chrysanthemum
Japanese flag has a white background with a large red disk in the center, which
represents the image of a sun without rays.
In 2016, Japan ranked 3rd globally for average life expectancy at birth with a male life expectancy of 81.7 years and a female life expectancy of 88.5 years.
Source: CIA Factbook