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Encyclopedia > Ethnic Japanese

The term Ethnic Japanese, or Nikkei (日系), usually refers to people who live outside Japan, who either emigrated from Japan or are descendants of a person who emigrated from Japan. The largest such communities are in the United States (mainly California and Hawaii), Brazil, and China (mainly Shanghai), although there are also sizable communities in Peru, Mexico, Russia, Australia (mainly Queensland and Sydney) as well as other countries. Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... Official language(s) Hawaiian and English Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 43rd 28,337 km² n/a km 2,450 km 41. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海 pinyin: â–¶ (help· info); Shanghainese IPA: ; Lumazi: Zanhe) , situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, is Chinas largest city. ... Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Nickname: Sunshine State/Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Governor Premier Const. ... Sydney, the Emerald City or the Harbour City, is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian state of New South Wales, as well as Australias largest and oldest city (founded in 1788). ...


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[[pt:Nikkei] The Japanese (日本人, Nihon-jin) are the Yamato, Ainu, Ryukyuans, Uilta and Nivkhs of the Japanese Archipelago. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... History A small neighborhood grocery store in Buenos Aires owned by Asian-Argentines Argentinas Asian population is descended from several waves of Asian immigration that have occured in the last century. ... A Japanese-Brazilian is an ethnically Japanese person born in Brazil. ... A Japanese Canadian is a Canadian of Japanese ancestry. ... The Japanese Filipinos are ethnic Japanese born in the Philippines. ... For other uses of related terms, see Abduction North Korea pursued a policy of abduction of Japanese students during the 1970s and 1980s. ...


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Japanese people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (934 words)
While most Japanese live on the islands, some emigrated, predominantly to Hawaii, the west coast of the United States and Canada, Latin America (particularly, Brazil), and Russia, (particularly, Sakhalin and Primorsky Krai).
The most accepted theory is that present-day Japanese are descended principally from both the Jomon, a paleo-Asiatic people, and the Yayoi, a neo-Asiatic people, with cultural influences from the Korean kingdoms of Gaya and Baekje, and also from the Sui, and Tang Dynasty of China.
Their comparatively shorter-nosed and hairless Asian counterparts to the south, however, are believed to be due to adaptation to the damper climates, and to their mixing with Austronesian prototypes, when migrating to the Pacific Ocean.
Encyclopedia: Ethnic Japanese (676 words)
The Japanese Filipinos are ethnic Japanese born in the Philippines.
This demonstrates that to the Japanese, it was not a foregone to conclusion to assume that an ethnic Japanese born in the US would be loyal to the US, but if he was, it was extremely easy for him to avoid be labeled as a worthless traitor.
The ethnic Japanese on the west coast were a recently arrived group, in that 40%, including nearly all heads of household, were foreign born and did not even have American citizenship, and most of the rest were their immediate children, most of them still minors.
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