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
Friday 21 February 2020 9:26am
Summary - update to information on an evacuation flight for British nationals on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship

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