Katsushika, Tokyo

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Katsushika
葛飾
Special ward
葛飾区 · Katsushika City

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Location of Katsushika in Tokyo
Katsushika, Tokyo is located in Japan
Katsushika
 
Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.85°E / 35.733; 139.85Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.85°E / 35.733; 139.85
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Area
 • Total 34.84 km2 (13.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 429,289
 • Density 12,600/km2 (33,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Katsushika (葛飾区 Katsushika-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards within Tokyo, Japan.[1]

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

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Katsushika is in eastern Tokyo. It borders Edogawa on the south. Sumida and Araikawa are on the ward's western border. Adachi is on the northeast.

The cities of Matsudo, Misato and Yashio in Chiba Prefecture are part of the northeast border of the ward.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-30.
  2. Katsushika City; retrieved 2012-3-30.

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