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Edogawa (江戸川区, Edogawa-ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. It takes its name from the Edo River that runs from north to south along the eastern edge of the ward. In English, it uses the name Edogawa City.

Edogawa

江戸川区
Edogawa City[1]
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Flag of Edogawa
Flag
Official seal of Edogawa
Emblem
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Edogawa is located in Japan
Edogawa
Edogawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo Metropolis
Government
 • MayorMasami Tada (since May 1999)
Area
 • Total49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
Population
 (March 9, 2018)
 • Total694,896
 • Density13,680/km2 (35,400/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCinnamonum camphora
 • FlowerRhododendron
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp
Kasai Junction, Shuto Expressway

The easternmost of the wards, it shares boundaries with the cities of Urayasu and Ichikawa in Chiba Prefecture (to the east) and with the wards of Katsushika (to the north), Sumida and Kōtō (to the west). It meets the city of Matsudo in Chiba at a point.

Edogawa has a sister-city relationship with Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. Domestically, it has friendship ties with the cities of Azumino in Nagano Prefecture and Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture.

As of March 9, 2018, the ward has an estimated population of 694,896, and a population density of 13,925 persons per km². The total area is 49.90 km².

HistoryEdit

The ward was founded in 1937 with the merger of seven towns and villages in Minami-Katsushika District: the towns of Koiwa and Komatsugawa, and the villages of Kasai, Matsue, Mizue, Shinozaki and Shikamoto.

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TransportationEdit

RailEdit

East Japan Railway Company
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Keiyō Line
Keisei Electric Railway
Keisei Main Line
Toei
Toei Shinjuku Line
Tokyo Metro
Tozai Line

HighwayEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Multilingual 江戸川区公式ホームページ. City.edogawa.tokyo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 14, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ 東京都立葛西工業高等学校 – Tokyo Metropolitan Kasai Technical High School. Kasaikogyo-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  4. ^ 東京都立葛西南高等学校. Kasaiminami-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 21, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 3, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 30, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 14, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ 江戸川女子中学校・高等学校. Edojo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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