Land available for agriculture is limited

Table shows the area of mountains, hills, plateaus, lowlands and inland waters in Japan.
More then 70% of Japan’s land is cupped mountains and hills area.

Mountains Hills Plateaus Lowlands Inland waters Total
230,33144,33741,47151,9639,232377,847 km2
61.011.811.013.82.4100.0 %


Two thirds of the whole land is forest. Only one third is available for residence, agriculture and so on.


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