Machida, Tokyo

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Machida City Hall
Machida City Hall
Flag of Machida
Official seal of Machida
Location of Machida in Tokyo
Location of Machida in Tokyo
Machida is located in Japan
Coordinates: 35°42′38″N 139°26′19″E / 35.71056°N 139.43861°E / 35.71056; 139.43861Coordinates: 35°42′38″N 139°26′19″E / 35.71056°N 139.43861°E / 35.71056; 139.43861
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
 • Total 71.80 km2 (27.72 sq mi)
Population (February 2016)
 • Total 429,040
 • Density 5,980/km2 (15,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
• Tree Zelkova serrata
• Flower Scarlet sage
• Bird Common kingfisher
Phone number 042-722-3111
Address 1-20-23 Nakamachi, Machida-shi, Tokyo 194-8520

Machida (町田市, Machida-shi) is a Japanese city in the western part of the greater metropolis of Tokyo, Japan.[1] It is in the Tsurumigawa River basin.[2]

History[change | change source]

The city was founded on February 1, 1958.

Before 1965, Machida was an group of farm villages in the vicinity of Tokyo.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-27.
  2. World Water Assessment Programme. (2003). "Table 22.1: Hydrological characteristics of the five river basins in Greater Tokyo," Water for people, water for life: a joint report by the twenty-three UN agencies concerned with freshwater, p. 485.
  3. Hanayama, Yuzuru. (1986). Land markets and land policy in a metropolitan area: case study of Tokyo, p. 111.

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