|品川区 · Shinagawa City|
Skyscrapers in Shinagawa
Location of Shinagawa in Tokyo
|• Total||22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||15,740/km2 (40,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
History[change | change source]
The ward was founded on March 15, 1947 by combining Ebara Ward with the older Shinagawa Ward. Both Ebara Ward and Shinagawa Ward had been created in 1932 when Tokyo City expanded after the Great Kantō earthquake.
Politics and government[change | change source]
Shinagawa is run by a city assembly of 40 elected members.
Foreign embassies and consulates[change | change source]
Embassies[change | change source]
Education[change | change source]
Universities[change | change source]
Special colleges[change | change source]
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education operates two special colleges in Shinagawa:
- Tokyo Metropolitan College of Technology 
- Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology 
Sister cities[change | change source]
- Geneva, Switzerland
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Harbin, People's Republic of China
- Hayakawa, Japan
- Portland, Maine
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-27.
- 国際交流事業の紹介 | 品川区 ("Introduction to International Relations | Shinagawa") Retrieved on March 10, 2009
- "Sister Cities". Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland. Embassy of Japan. Archived from the original on 2008-12-08. http://www.webcitation.org/5cvev6xKH. Retrieved 2008-12-09.
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