Bunkyō, Tokyo

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Bunkyō
文京区
Special ward
Bunkyō City
Tokyo Dome
Tokyo Dome
Flag of Bunkyō
Flag
Location of Bunkyō in Tokyo
Location of Bunkyō in Tokyo
Bunkyō is located in Japan
Bunkyō
Bunkyō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°45′E / 35.717°N 139.750°E / 35.717; 139.750Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°45′E / 35.717°N 139.750°E / 35.717; 139.750
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Government
 • Mayor Hironobu Narisawa
Area
 • Total 11.29 km2 (4.36 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2015)
 • Total 217,743
 • Density 19,290/km2 (50,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Ginkgo biloba
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Kasuga 1-16-21, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
112-6555
Website www.city.bunkyo.lg.jp

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 | change 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 | change source]

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

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