Chiyoda (千代田区 Chiyoda-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.
The municipality calls itself "Chiyoda City" in English.
During the Edo period, most of the people living in this area were samurai.
Chiyoda developed around the Imperial Palace.
The Diet of Japan, the Supreme court of Japan and home of the Prime Minister of Japan are all in Chiyoda.
Chiyoda is in the center of Tokyo. It borders Chūō and Minato on the south. Shinjuku is on the ward's western border. Bunkyō and Taitō is on the northern border.
The ward has an area of 11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi). The Imperial Palace covers about 12 percent of this area.
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