Tokigawa, Saitama

Tokigawa (ときがわ町, Tokigawa-machi) is a town located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 February 2016, the town had an estimated population of 11,411, and a population density of 203 persons per km². Its total area is 55.90 km².

Tokigawa

ときがわ町
Tokigawa town office
Tokigawa town office
Flag of Tokigawa
Flag
Official seal of Tokigawa
Seal
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Tokigawa is located in Japan
Tokigawa
Tokigawa
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Coordinates: 36°0′31″N 139°17′48.5″E / 36.00861°N 139.296806°E / 36.00861; 139.296806Coordinates: 36°0′31″N 139°17′48.5″E / 36.00861°N 139.296806°E / 36.00861; 139.296806
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureSaitama Prefecture
DistrictHiki
Area
 • Total55.90 km2 (21.58 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2016)
 • Total11,411
 • Density204/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeJapanese maple
- FlowerRhododendron
- BirdCommon kingfisher
Phone number0493-65-1521
Address2490 Tamagawa, Tokigawa-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama-ken 355-0395
Websitehttp://www.town.tokigawa.lg.jp/

GeographyEdit

Tokigawa is located in central Saitama Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

HistoryEdit

The villages of Myōkaku and Tamagawa were created within Hiki District, Saitama with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. Myōkaku merged with the village of Okunugi from Chichibu District to form the village of Tokigawa on February 1, 1955. Tokigawa and Tamagawa merged to form the town of Tokigawa on February 1, 2006.

EconomyEdit

EducationEdit

Tokigawa has three elementary schools and two middle schools.

TransportationEdit

RailwayEdit

HighwayEdit

Tokigawa is not served by any expressways or national highways

Local attractionsEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tokigawa, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons