Chiba (千葉市, Chiba-shi) is the caipital ceety o Chiba Prefectur, Japan. It is locatit approximately 40 kilometre (25 mi) sootheast o the centre o Tokyo on Tokyo Bay.[1] Chiba Ceety became a govrenment designatit ceety in 1992. As o 2008, its population is approximately 960,000.

Chiba

千葉
千葉市 · Chiba Ceety
Coastal industrial aurie, Chiba Fowk Museum Makuhari Messe, Chiba Port Tower Chiba Marine Stadium Skyscrapers o Makuhari on the coast.
Coastal industrial aurie, Chiba Fowk Museum
Makuhari Messe, Chiba Port Tower
Chiba Marine Stadium
Skyscrapers o Makuhari on the coast.
Official seal of Chiba
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Location of Chiba in Chiba
Location of Chiba in Chiba
Coordinates: 35°36′N 140°6′E / 35.600°N 140.100°E / 35.600; 140.100Coordinates: 35°36′N 140°6′E / 35.600°N 140.100°E / 35.600; 140.100
KintraJapan
RegionKantō
PrefecturChiba
Govrenment
 • MayorToshihito Kumagai
Area
 • Total272.08 km2 (105.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total962,624
 • Density3,540/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeKeyaki
 • FlouerNelumbo nucifera
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Staundart Time)
City Hall Address1-1 Chiba-minato, Chūō-ku, Chiba
260-8722
Websitewww.city.chiba.jp/somu/shichokoshitsu/kokusai/EnTop.html

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  1. "Chiba-shi (千葉市)". Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei (日本歴史地名大系. Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. Retrieved 10 Apryle 2012.(in Japanese)

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