|Largest Cities|| Tokyo: 15,000,000|
|Population||163,000,000 in Japan proper; over 2,000,000,000 in territories|
|Nation formed||February 11, 660 BC|
Japanese Yen (JPY)
|Prime Minister||Adachi Takamori (Tohokai Party)|
|Our Timeline Equivalent||All of Japan, Sakhalin,Korea, and the Kuril Islands.Territories include much of China, Taiwan, parts of Eastern Russia and Siberia,the entirety of Indochina exlcuding Thailand,India,Sri Lanka,Indonesia,Brunei, northern Papua New Guineau, Bhutan, and Nepal.|
The Empire of Japan is a Japanese political entity that existed during the period from the Meiji Restoration in 1868.
The country's rapid industrialization and militarization under the slogan Fukoku Kyōhei "Enrich the Country, Strengthen the Army"), led to its emergence as a world power, eventually culminating with its membership in the Axis alliance and the conquest of a large part of the Asia-Pacific region.
Despite several large scale military successes during the first half of the Pacific War, the Empire of Japan, after experience numerous victories as the war progressed, and the devolopment of the atomic bomb.