Tokyo Metropolis

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This article is about metropolitan Tokyo. For more information, see Tokyo (disambiguation).

Tokyo Metropolis (東京都 Tōkyō-to?) or "greater Tokyo metropolian area" is the local government for of the traditional city of Tokyo (1869-1943) and the associated municipalities of what was formerly Tokyo Prefecture (1869-1943).[1]

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In 1943, Tokyo prefecture's municipalities and city of Tokyo were associated in a special way.[1] The administration of Tokyo city merged with the administration of Tokyo Prefecture.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Tokyo Metropolitan Government, 東京都年表 (Japanese); retrieved 2013-4-13.
  2. The idea of removing one level of government and raising Tokyo City administration to the level of other prefectures was not new. It had talked about since the 19th century -- for example, see draft of Tokyo law which was not passed in 1895.


Coordinates: 35°41′N 139°46′E / 35.68°N 139.77°E / 35.68; 139.77