Nerima, Tokyo

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Nerima

練馬区
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
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo
Government
 • MayorAkio Maekawa (since April 2014)
Area
 • Total48.08 km2 (18.56 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2016)
 • Total721,858
 • Density15,013/km2 (38,880/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeKobushi Magnolia
 • FlowerAzalea
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address6-12-1 Toyotama-kita, Nerima
176-8501
Websitewww.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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