Tokyo (Japanese: 東京, Tōkyō, "aestren caipital") is the hame tae the Japanese govrenment an the emperor, makkin it the Caipital o Japan. It is the naition's maist populous urban area an aw (12 million fowk, or aboot 10 percent o the kintra's population, bides in Tokyo), an ane o the 47 prefecturs o Japan.


東京都 · Tokyo Metropolis
Frae top left: Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo Touer, Rainbow Bridge, Shibuya, Naitional Diet Biggin
Anthem: Tokyo Metropolitan Song (東京都歌, Tokyo Toka)[1]
Location o Tokyo in Japan
Location o Tokyo in Japan
Tokyo is located in Japan
Location o Tokyo in Japan
Coordinates: 35°41′22.22″N 139°41′30.12″E / 35.6895056°N 139.6917000°E / 35.6895056; 139.6917000Coordinates: 35°41′22.22″N 139°41′30.12″E / 35.6895056°N 139.6917000°E / 35.6895056; 139.6917000
Diveesions23 special wairds, 26 ceeties, 1 destrict, & 4 subprefecturs
 • TeepMetropolis
 • GovrenorYuriko Koike
 • CaipitalShinjuku
(rankit 45t)
 • Metropolis2187.66 km2 (844.66 sq mi)
 • Metro
13572 km2 (5,240 sq mi)
 • Metropolis13,929,280
 • Rank1st in Japan
 • Density6349/km2 (16,440/sq mi)
 • Metro37,468,000 (2018, Greater Tokyo Area)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Staundart Time)
ISO 3166-2
FlouerSomei-Yoshino cherry blossom
TreeGinkgo tree (Ginkgo biloba)
BirdBlack-heidit Gull (Larus ridibundus)

Airt eedit

Tokyo is locate in the Kanto region on the island o Honshu. Its centre is at 35°41' North, 139°46' Aest (35.68333, 139.7667), but its borders extends tae ootlyin islands in the Paceefic Ocean, some sae hyne awa as 1,000 km sooth o the mainlaund.

Geography an admeenistrative diveesions eedit

Tokyo is north-wast o Tokyo Bay, an is aboot 90 km aest-tae-wast an 25 km north-tae-sooth. It borders Chiba Prefectur tae the aest, Yamanashi Prefectur tae the wast, Kanagawa Prefectur tae the sooth, an Saitama Prefectur tae the north. Forby thon it conseests o islands in the Paceefic Ocean directly sooth—the Izu Islands is closest, while the Ogasawara Islands raxes ower 1,000 km awa fae mainland Japan.

Sister relationships eedit

Tokyo haes elieven sister ceeties/states:[4]

In addition, Tokyo haes a "pairtnership" agreement wi:

Varsities eedit

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References eedit

  1. "東京都歌・市歌". Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  2. "「東京都の人口(推計)」の概要-令和元年6月1日現在|東京都" (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2020.
  3. "The World's Cities in 2018" (PDF). United Nations. Retrieved 5 Mey 2020.
  4. a b "Sister Cities (States) of Tokyo - Tokyo Metropolitan Government". Archived frae the original on 16 September 2010. Retrieved 9 Mey 2010.