Bunkyō, Tokyo

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Bunkyō
文京
Special ward
文京区 · Bunkyō City
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Location of Bunkyō in Tokyo
Bunkyō, Tokyo is located in Japan
Bunkyō
 
Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°45′E / 35.717°N 139.75°E / 35.717; 139.75Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°45′E / 35.717°N 139.75°E / 35.717; 139.75
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Government
 • Mayor Hironobu Narisawa
Area
 • Total 11.31 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 180,209
 • Density 15,930/km2 (41,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Bunkyō (文京区 Bunkyō-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards within Tokyo, Japan.[1]

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

Geography[change | edit source]

Bunkyō is in central Tokyo. It borders Shinjuku and Chiyoda on the south. Toshima is on the ward's western border. Kita is on the norther border. Taitō is on the east.

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References[change | edit source]

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

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