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Encyclopedia > Edogawa, Tokyo
Edogawa
江戸川区
Location
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Physical characteristics
Area 49.86 km²
Population (as of 2005)
     Total 660,935
     Density 13,260/km²
Symbols
Edogawa City Hall
Official website: Edogawa
Location of Edogawa-ku in Tokyo.
Location of Edogawa-ku in Tokyo.

Edogawa (江戸川区 Edogawa-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It takes its name from the river that runs from north to south along the eastern edge of the ward. In English, it uses the name Edogawa City. In political geography and international politics a country is a geographical entity, a territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... Kantō region, Japan. ... The prefectures of Japan are the countrys 47 sub-national jurisdictions: one metropolis (都 to), Tokyo; one circuit (道 dō), Hokkaidō; two urban prefectures (府 fu), Osaka and Kyoto; and 43 other prefectures (県 ken). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 445 pixel Image in higher resolution (1440 × 801 pixel, file size: 43 KB, MIME type: image/png) Made from merging Image:Carte Edogawa-ku fr. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 445 pixel Image in higher resolution (1440 × 801 pixel, file size: 43 KB, MIME type: image/png) Made from merging Image:Carte Edogawa-ku fr. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 23 special wards (特別区 tokubetsuku) are self-governing, special municipalities in the central and most populous part of Tokyo, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


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 Koto (to the west). It meets the city of Matsudo in Chiba at a point. Urayasu (Japanese: 浦安市; -shi) is a city located in western Chiba, Japan, on the border with Tokyo. ... Ichikawa (市川市 Ichikawa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... Katsushika (葛飾区; ku) is a special ward located in northeast Tokyo, Japan. ... Sumida (Japanese: 墨田区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kōtō (江東区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Matsudo (松戸市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ...


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. Gosford is the main city of the Central Coast of New South Wales, located approximately 50 km north of the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) in a straight line, but somewhat further by road due to the shape of the coastline. ... Azumino (安曇野市; -shi) is a city located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. ... Nagano Prefecture (長野県; Nagano-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tsuruoka (鶴岡市; -shi) is a city located in the Shonai region of Yamagata, Japan. ... Yamagata Prefecture (山形県; Yamagata-ken) is located in the Tohoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ...


As of 2005, the ward has an estimated population of 660,935 and a density of 13,260 persons per km². The total area is 49.86 km². 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

Contents

History

The ward was founded in 1937 with the merger of seven towns and villages in Minami Katsushika District: the towns of Komatsugawa and Koiwa and the villages of Kasai, Shinozaki, Matsue, Mizue and Shikamoto. Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Sites

Edogawa Stadium is a multi-use stadium in the Edogawa area of Tokyo, Japan. ... Kasai Rinkai Park Ferris wheel The beautiful cherry blossom (桜) Kasai Rinkai Park (葛西臨海公園 Kasai Rinkai Kōen), which officially opened on June 1st, 1989, is in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan. ...

Famous people

Maki Goto , born September 23, 1985 in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan) is a J-pop singer and part of Hello! Project. ... Morning Musume ) is a popular all-girl J-pop group from Japan that often changes its members. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Background information Genre(s) Japanese pop Years active 2001-present Label(s) J-One Records Associated acts Shuuji to Akira, Kanjani8, NEWS Website johnnys net, KAT-TUN - J-One Records Members Kazuya Kamenashi Jin Akanishi Junnosuke Taguchi Koki Tanaka Tatsuya Ueda Yuichi Nakamaru KAT-TUN (hepburn: katÅ«n, sounding similar... Daisuke Matsuzaka , born September 13, 1980 in Tokyo, Japan, pronounced Dice-k or Dice-keh) is a starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox since December 13, 2006. ... The Seibu Lions ) are a professional baseball team in Japans Pacific League and are owned by Yoshiaki Tsutsumi, who was once listed as the worlds richest man. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Yokozuna Asashoryu (center) performing the ring-entering ceremony while flanked by a sword bearer on the left and dew sweeper on the right. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Machiko Tsutsumi , February 28, 1958) is a Japanese entrepreneur. ... Kazuhide Uekusa ) was born December 18, 1960 in Edogawa, Tokyo. ...

Education

Public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Edogawa Board of Education.


Public high schools are operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education (東京都教育委員会 Tōkyō-to Kyōiku Iinkai) manages public high schools in the metropolis of Tokyo, Japan. ...


Transportation

Rail

Yamanote Line, Tokyo JR Yamanote Line train in Tokyo, Japan Above Yurakucho in Tokyo East Japan Railway Company (東日本旅客鉄道 Higashi-Nihon Ryokyaku Tetsudo or JR東日本; JR Higashi-Nihon) (TYO: 9020) is a Japanese private railroad company, the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven JR companies. ... Sōbu Main Line (総武本線 Sōbu-honsen) is a railway line between Tokyo and the east coast of Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company. ... Keiyo Line The Keiyō Line ) is a railroad that connects Tokyo Station in Tokyo, Japan and Soga Station in the city of Chiba, in Chiba Prefecture. ... Keisei Headquarters Skyliner, Keiseis express train from Tokyo to Narita Airport The ) is a major private railway in Chiba and Tokyo, Japan. ... The Keisei Main Line ) between Tokyo and Narita, Japan, is the main line of the Keisei Electric Railway network. ... The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (東京都交通局 Tōkyō-to Kōtsū-kyoku) is Tokyos public transportation authority. ... The Toei Shinjuku Line ) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. ... new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ... Tozai Line (Click on image to enlarge. ... new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ...

Highway

A map of the Expressway Shuto Expressway , lit. ...

External links

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Edogawa, Tokyo
  • Edogawa City official website in Japanese
  • Edogawa City Guide for Foreign Residents



Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ...

Shadow picture of Tokyo region Tokyo Metropolis
Wards: Adachi | Arakawa | Bunkyō | Chiyoda | Chūō | Edogawa | Itabashi | Katsushika | Kita | Kōtō | Meguro | Minato | Nakano | Nerima | Ōta | Setagaya | Shibuya | Shinagawa | Shinjuku | Suginami | Sumida | Toshima | Taitō
Cities: Akiruno | Akishima | Chōfu | Fuchū | Fussa | Hachiōji | Hamura | Higashikurume | Higashimurayama | Higashiyamato | Hino | Inagi | Kiyose | Kodaira | Koganei | Kokubunji | Komae | Kunitachi | Machida | Mitaka | Musashimurayama | Musashino | Nishi-Tōkyō | Ōme | Tachikawa | Tama
Districts and Subprefectures: Nishitama District | Hachijō Subprefecture | Miyake Subprefecture | Ogasawara Subprefecture | Ōshima Subprefecture


Coordinates: 35°41′39″N, 139°52′38″E Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 23 special wards (特別区 tokubetsuku) are self-governing, special municipalities in the central and most populous part of Tokyo, Japan. ... Map of Adachi-ku. ... Arakawa (Japanese: 荒川区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Bunkyo-ku in Tokyo. ... National Diet Building, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Yasukuni Shrine, Kudan Kita 3-1-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Otemon, the Great Gate of Edo Castle (Kokyo) Chiyoda (千代田区; -ku) is a special ward in central Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Chuo-ku in Tokyo. ... Itabashi (板橋区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Katsushika (葛飾区; ku) is a special ward located in northeast Tokyo, Japan. ... Kita (Japanese: 北区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Kōtō-ku in Tokyo. ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Tokyo Tower and Zojoji by night, Shiba Park Roppongi Hills Rainbow Bridge connecting central Tokyo to Odaiba Minato (港区 -ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... Nakano (中野区 -ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Nerima-ku in Tokyo. ... This article is about the Tokyo ward, for other uses, see Ota. ... Location of Setagaya-ku in Tokyo. ... Neon lights in Shibuya Location of Shibuya-ku in Tokyo. ... Shinagawa (品川区 -ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Shinjuku-ku in Tokyo. ... Suginami (杉並区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Sumida (Japanese: 墨田区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Toshima (豊島区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Taitō-ku in Tokyo. ... Akiruno (Japanese: あきる野市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Akishima (昭島市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Map of Tokyo with Chōfu highlighted Ajinomoto Stadium The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Jindai Botanical Garden in Chōfu is a popular public park. ... Map of Tokyo with Fuchu highlighted FuchÅ« ) is a city in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. ... Fussa (福生市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Hachiōji (八王子市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan, about 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. ... Hamura (羽村市; -shi) is a city located in the western suburbs of Tokyo, Japan. ... Higashikurume (東久留米市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Higashimurayama (東村山市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Higashiyamato (東大和市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Tokyo Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Inagi (稲城市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kiyose (清瀬市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kodaira (小平市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Koganei (小金井市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kokubunji (国分寺市; -shi) is a city in Tokyo, Japan. ... Komae (狛江市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... One of the ponds of Yakushi-Ike Park in Machida, Tokyo. ... The Ghibli Museum, in Mitaka, Tokyo Mitaka (三鷹市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Musashimurayama (武蔵村山市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Musashino (武蔵野市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Location of Nishitokyo in Tokyo. ... ÅŒme (青梅市; ÅŒme-shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan off of the JR East Ome Line. ... Tachikawa (立川市; -shi) is a city located in western Tokyo, Japan. ... Tama (多摩市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Nishitama, in Tokyo, Japan, is formed in the following towns and villages. ... Hachijojima (八丈島; Hachijo Island) is a Japanese island in the Pacific Ocean, 300km south of Tokyo. ... View from Kozushima Miyakejima (三宅島) is an island in the Izu group, southeast of Honshu, Japan. ... A map of the Ogasawara Islands south of Japan The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical islands some 1,000 km directly south of central Tokyo, Japan. ... ÅŒshima Subprefecture (大島支庁) is an administrative subdivision of Tokyo, Japan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Edogawa, Tokyo - encyclopedia article about Edogawa, Tokyo. (1666 words)
It is considered an agglutinative language and is distinguished by a complex system of honorifics—a reflection of the highly hierarchical nature of Japanese society—which has resulted in specific verbal forms which indicate the relative status of the speaker to the listener, as well as respect (or lack thereof) to the person being spoken of.
The ward is bordered with cities of Kawaguchi, Hatogaya, Soka and Yashio in Saitama and Katsushika, Sumida, Arakawa and Kita in Tokyo.
Koto is located east of the Tokyo metropolitan center, bounded by the Sumidagawa to the west and the Arakawa to the east.
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