Bunkyō, Tokyo

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Special ward
文京区 · Bunkyō City
Location of Bunkyō in Tokyo
Bunkyō, Tokyo is located in Japan
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
 • Mayor Hironobu Narisawa
 • 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)
Website Bunkyō

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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