Country and Currency Information

Japan
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Time Zone (GMT):+9
Population:126,659,683
Capital City:Tokyo
Largest City:Tokyo
Currency:Japanese Yen
Currency Code:JPY
Banknote Denominations:1,000 / 2,000 / 5,000 / 10,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:1,000
Additional Information:The 2,000 yen note is hard to find and some businesses will refuse them

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Japan
Wednesday 14 August 2019 9:15am
Summary - Severe tropical storm Krosa is expected to make landfall in western Japan by 15 August. You should follow local media and the Japan Metrological Agency for updates on weather, follow the advice of the local authorities and emergency services, including any evacuation orders. Updated figures on visits by British nationals in 2018

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 21 minutes ago)