Sumida, Tokyo

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Sumida
墨田区
Sumida City
From left: Sumida City Office, Tokyo Skytree, and Asahi Breweries headquarters
From left: Sumida City Office, Tokyo Skytree, and Asahi Breweries headquarters
Flag of Sumida
Official seal of Sumida
Location of Sumida in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Sumida in Tokyo Metropolis
Sumida is located in Japan
Sumida
Sumida
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°49′E / 35.700°N 139.817°E / 35.700; 139.817Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°49′E / 35.700°N 139.817°E / 35.700; 139.817
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo Metropolis
Government
 • MayorTōru Yamamoto
Area
 • Total13.77 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2020[1])
 • Total272,085
 • Density19,759/km2 (51,180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address1-23-20 Azumabashi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
130-8640
Websitewww.city.sumida.lg.jp
Symbols
FlowerAzalea
TreeCherry blossom

Sumida (墨田区, Sumida-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. The population was 256,274 in 2015.[2]

On 15 March 1947, the ward of Sumida was formed by combining the wards of Honjo and Mukojima.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population by District". Tokyo Statistical Yearbook. Retrieved 2022-07-15.
  2. 墨田区. Kotobank (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  3. 大東京35区物語~15区から23区へ~東京23区の歴史 (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Archives. Archived from the original on 2020-06-17. Retrieved 2020-08-03.

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