Shinjuku, Tokyo

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Map showing Shinjuku among Tokyo's wards

Shinjuku (新宿区, Shinjuku-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. The administration center of the government of Tokyo Prefecture is in Shinjuku.[1] Also in Shinjuku is the biggest railway station in the world, Shinjuku Station.

History[change | change source]

In 1991, the Tokyo Government moved from the Marunouchi district of Chiyoda to the current building in Shinjuku.

Geography[change | change source]

Surrounding Shinjuku are six other wards: Chiyoda to the east; Bunkyo and Toshima to the north; Nakano to the west, and Shibuya and Minato to the south.

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