Katsushika

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Katsushika
葛飾区
Special ward
Katsushika City
Shibamata Taishaku-ten in Katsushika
Shibamata Taishaku-ten in Katsushika
Flag of Katsushika
Flag
Official seal of Katsushika
Symbol
Location of Katsushika in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Katsushika in Tokyo Metropolis
Katsushika is located in Japan
Katsushika
Katsushika
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.850°E / 35.733; 139.850Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.850°E / 35.733; 139.850
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
Government
 • Mayor Katsunori Aoki (since December 2009)
Area
 • Total 34.80 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2015)
 • Total 444,356
 • Density 12,770/km2 (33,100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Willow
 • Flower Iris
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 5-13-1 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
124-8555
Website www.city.katsushika.lg.jp

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]

Geography[change | change source]

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.

Other Websites[change | change source]

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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