Edogawa, Tokyo

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Edogawa
江戸川区
Special ward
Edogawa City[1]
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Flag of Edogawa
Flag
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Edogawa is located in Japan
Edogawa
Edogawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
Government
 • Mayor Masami Tada (since May 1999)
Area
 • Total 49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2015)
 • Total 682,418
 • Density 13,680/km2 (35,400/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cinnamonum camphora
 • Flower Rhododendron
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp

Edogawa (江戸川区, Edogawa-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.[2]

The municipality calls itself "Edogawa City" in English.[3]

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Edogawa is in eastern Tokyo. It borders Tokyo Bay on the south. Kōtō and Sumida are on the west. Katsushika is on the northwestern border. On the east, the ward shares boundaries with the cities of Urayasu, Ichikawa and Matsudo in Chiba Prefecture.

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References[change | change source]

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

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