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Kōtō (江東区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan.
As of 2003, the ward has an estimated population of 398,805 and a density of 10,111.69 persons per km². The total area is 39.44 km².
The ward was founded on March 15, 1947.
External links Official website ( in Japanese http://www.city.koto.tokyo.jp/)
Wards Adachi | Arakawa | Bunkyo | Chiyoda | Chuo | Edogawa | Itabashi | Katsushika | Kita | Koto | Meguro | Minato | Nakano | Nerima | Ota | Setagaya | Shibuya | Shinagawa | Shinjuku (capital) | Suginami | Sumida | Toshima | Taito Cities Akiruno | Akigawa (present Akiruno) | Akishima | Chofu | Fuchu | Fussa | Hachioji | Hamura | Higashikurume | Higashimurayama | Higashiyamato | Hino | Hoya (present Nishi-tokyo) | Inagi | Kiyose | Kodaira | Koganei | Kokubunji | Komae | Kunitachi | Machida | Mitaka | Musashimurayama | Musashino | Nishi-tokyo | Ome | Tachikawa | Tama | Tanashi (present Nishi-tokyo) Districts and Sub-prefectures Nishitama district | Hachijo sub-prefecture | Miyake sub-prefecture | Ogasawara sub-prefecture | Oshima sub-prefecture
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Koto, Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
KÅtÅ is located east of the Tokyo metropolitan center, bounded by the Sumidagawa to the west and the Arakawa to the east.
KÅtÅ occupies a position on the waterfront of Tokyo Bay sandwiched between the wards of ChÅ«Å and Edogawa.
The western part of the ward was formerly part of Fukagawa Ward of Tokyo City.
Koto (musical instrument) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (644 words)
Koto are about 180 cm long and have 13 strings that are strung tautly across 13 movable bridges along the length of the instrument.
The koto was introduced to Japan in the 7th to 8th century from China, and largely derived from the Chinese guzheng.
June Kuramoto, of the jazz fusion group Hiroshima, was one of the first koto performers to popularize the koto in a non-traditional style.
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