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Taitō (台東区, Taitō-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. The population was 190,873 in 2015.[1]

On 15 March 1947, the ward of Taitō was formed by combining the wards of Asakusa and Shitaya.[2]

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  1. 台東区. Kotobank (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  2. 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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