Nerima, Tokyo

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Special ward
練馬区 · Nerima City
A street in Hikarigaoka, Nerima
A street in Hikarigaoka, Nerima
Official seal of Nerima
Location of Nerima in Tokyo
Location of Nerima in Tokyo
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
 • Total 48.16 km2 (18.59 sq mi)
Population (01/04/2010)
 • Total 713,995
 • Density 14,443/km2 (37,410/sq mi)
 • Tree Kobushi Magnolia
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 6-12-1 Toyotama-kita, Nerima
Website Nerima

Nerima is one of the 23 special wards in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

The municipality calls itself "Nerima City" in English.[2]

Nerima is called "the town of animation" because the earliest anime businesses started up in the area.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

Nerima is a western ward. It borders Nakano and Suginami on the south. Musashino and Nishitokyo are on the ward's western border. Saitamo Prefecture is on the northern border. Itabashi and Toshima are on the west.

There is a long river in Nerima.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-4-1.
  2. Nerima City; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  3. Nerima Animation, History; retrieved 2012-4-1.

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