Surugadai

Kanda-Surugadai (神田駿河台, Kanda-Surugadai) is a district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It was named after Tokugawa Ieyasu's death, when the Edo government allowed officials from Sunpu (now Shizuoka) to live in the area. Kanda-Surugadai is often called Surugadai (駿河台, Surugadai) or, colloquially, Sundai (駿台, Sundai).

The main building and campus of Meiji University is in the district.

The headquarters of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation (Rengo) is located in Kanda-Surugadai.[1]

Companies based in SurugadaiEdit

Nippon Paper Industries, the pulp and paper manufacturing company has its headquarters in the district.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rengo website Role and function Retrieved on July 7 2012
  2. ^ "Company Offices." Nippon Paper Industries. Retrieved on March 21, 2014.

Coordinates: 35°41′57″N 139°45′49″E / 35.69917°N 139.76361°E / 35.69917; 139.76361