Arakawa, Tokyo

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Arakawa
荒川
Special ward
荒川区 · Arakawa City

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Location of Arakawa in Tokyo
Arakawa, Tokyo is located in Japan
Arakawa
 
Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°47′E / 35.733°N 139.783°E / 35.733; 139.783Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°47′E / 35.733°N 139.783°E / 35.733; 139.783
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Government
 • Mayor Taichiro Nishikawa (since November 2004)
Area
 • Total 10.20 km2 (3.94 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 205,263
 • Density 20,123.82/km2 (52,120.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Cherry blossom
- Flower Azalea
Phone number 81-(0)3-3802-3111
Address Arakawa 2-2-3, Arakawa, Tokyo
116-8501

Arakawa (荒川区 Arakawa-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.[1]

The municipality calls itself "Arakawa City" in English.[2]

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Arakawa is in east-central Tokyo. It borders Taitō on the south. Kita is on the ward's western border. Adachi is on the norther border. Katsushika is on the east. Sumida are on the southeast border.

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References[change | edit source]

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-27.
  2. Arakawa City; retrieved 2012-3-27.

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