Kawasaki (川崎市, Kawasaki-shi) is a Japanese city in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū. Kawasaki is one of three ordinance-designated cities in Kanagawa.[source?]
History[change | change source]
In the Edo period, Kawasaki-juku was 2nd of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.
Geography[change | change source]
Kawasaki occupies a belt of land stretching about 30 km along the south bank of the Tama River. The river forms its boundary with Tokyo.
Wards[change | change source]
In Kawasaki, there are seven wards:
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kawasaki" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 499.
- ↑ Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.
Other websites[change | change source]
- http://www.city.kawasaki.jp/index_e.htm Archived 2006-12-12 at the Wayback Machine, (in Japanese)