Nerima, Tokyo

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Nerima
練馬区
Special ward
Nerima City
A street in Hikarigaoka, Nerima
A street in Hikarigaoka, Nerima
Flag of Nerima
Flag
Location of Nerima in Tokyo
Location of Nerima in Tokyo
Nerima is located in Japan
Nerima
Nerima
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°44′8.24″N 139°39′5.97″E / 35.7356222°N 139.6516583°E / 35.7356222; 139.6516583Coordinates: 35°44′8.24″N 139°39′5.97″E / 35.7356222°N 139.6516583°E / 35.7356222; 139.6516583
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Government
 • Mayor Akio Maekawa (since April 2014)
Area
 • Total 48.08 km2 (18.56 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2016)
 • Total 721,858
 • Density 15,013/km2 (38,880/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Kobushi Magnolia
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 6-12-1 Toyotama-kita, Nerima
176-8501
Website www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp

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.

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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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