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Gross national income of Japan, 1970-2013

For the period 1970-2013, the national income of Japan increased by 4870.4 billion. or in 24.3 times to 5079.1 billion. the change occurred at 47.1 billion. by increasing population of Japan by 23.4 million, as well as on 4823.3 billion. due to the increase of national income per capita in Japan 37935.6 dollars. The average annual growth of national income in Japan amounted to 113.3 billion. or 54.3%. Share in the world grew by 2.8%. Share in Asia declined by 21%. Share in Eastern Asia declined by 33.1%. Minimum national income of Japan was in 1970 (208.7 billion us dollars). Maximum national income of Japan was in 2012 (6126.4 billion us dollars).

For the period 1970-2013, the national per capita income in Japan grew by 37935.6 dollars or 19.9 times before 39947.8 dollars. The average annual growth of national income per capita in Japan was 882.2 dollars or 43.8%.

The change in national income of Japan described by linear correlation-regression model: y =x 145.711 -287082.796, where y – estimated value of national income of Japan, x – year. The correlation coefficient = 0.953. The determination coefficient = 0.909.

National income of Japan, 1970

National income of Japan in 1970 was $ 208.7 billion. occupied 5 place in the world and was at the same level as the national income of Germany Continue reading

South Korea

The Republic of Korea occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, acting on 1100 kilometers from the Asian mainland.

From the West the Peninsula is washed by the Yellow sea, the East Japan sea and to the South the Korea Strait and the East China sea. The total land area is 274 square kilometers 99. The landscape is mostly mountainous, plains occupy only 30 % of the territory. Off the coast of about 3000 Islands, mostly small and uninhabited. The largest island — Jeju.

Capital: Seoul

Population: 49 million

Language: Korean

Currency: South Korean won

Most of the country lies in the temperate zone, which clearly felt the seasons. Spring and autumn are rather short and warm, mostly Sunny days falls on the period from March to may. The summers are hot and humid, the temperature can reach +35°C. monsoon Season (“carma”) usually begins in late June and lasts until mid or end of July. August — hot and humid. Autumn in late September brings continental winds and clear, dry weather, making it the most pleasant time of the year. Winter is cold (down to -10°C) and dry, with periodic rainfall in the form of snow or rain.

The best time to visit is between late April to October.

The national currency is the Won. In circulation are banknotes of 10,000, 5000, 1000, and 500 won coins Continue reading

Architecture of North Korea

Typical traditional Korean architecture were two main styles: a Palace-temple which has been formed under the strong influence of Chinese canons, and folk — the building of houses for ordinary people, who had many local varieties. Ancient architects who built palaces and temples, borrowed a system of beams and supports the Chinese. For residential buildings of ordinary people were characterized by thatched roofs and under floor heating system, ondol. Rich people built large houses with elegantly curved tiled roofs ended at the end slightly raised eaves. Great value in architecture was given to the natural landscape. So, many Buddhist monasteries scattered throughout the country, usually built in the mountains, perfectly blending into the surrounding landscape. A place for building only then was considered appropriate, when opened from there the corresponding view of the “mountains and water”.

Architectural symbols of modern North Korea are the Mansudae Theatre, people’s Palace of studies, the Palace of congresses Mansudae, the Palace of pioneers and schoolchildren, the Museum of the Korean revolution and the 105-storey hotel «Rougon” in Pyongyang.

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