Hello - Konnichi-wa
How are you doing - Ikaga Desu ka?
What is your name? - Onamae wa (nan desu ka)?
Thank you - Arigato
You are Welcome - Do Itashi Mashite
Please - Doozo
Excuse me - Sumimasen
Goodbye - Sayoonara
The Japanese call their country Nippon or Nihon, which means source of the sun. Today, Japan is one of the world's economic giants--a leader in producing cars and electronics.
Location: In the north Pacific Ocean, northeast of the coast of mainland Asia; it faces Russia, Korea, and China.
Offical Language: Japanese
Geography: Mountains and hills cover most of Japan forcing many people to live on narrow plains along the coasts. The coastal plains have much of Japan's best farmland.
Population: 127,078,678 (Estimated 2010)
Foods: Sushi, sashimi (thin slices of raw fish), sukiyaki (beef cooked with vegetables), and tempura (fish and vegatables fried in batter). Popular beverages: tea and an alcholic beverage made from rice, sake.
(Primary Source) World Book Encylopedia/CIA World Factbook.