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Encyclopedia > Tachikawa, Tokyo

Tachikawa (立川市; -shi) is a city located in western Tokyo, Japan. This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō  listen, literally eastern capital), is located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu in Japan. ...


As of 2004, the city has an estimated population of 170,064 and the density of 7,976 people per km². The total area is 24.38 km². Showa Memorial Park, an expansive leisure and recreational facility operated by the national government, occupies 1.49 square kilometres of land that was formerly part of Tachikawa Air Base in Tachikawa and neighboring Akishima. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density can be used as a measurement of any tangible item. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Akishima (昭島市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ...


The city was founded on December 1, 1940. December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Transportation

Tachikawa is on the JR Chuo Line. Trains traveling west from Tokyo Station through Shinjuku stop at Tachikawa Station before continuing to Hachioji and Takao. The JR Ome Line and Itsukaichi Line also serve the city, stopping at Tachikawa and Nishi Tachikawa stations. The Nambu Line links Tachikawa and Kawasaki, following the Tama Riverskeet. 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) is a Japanese private railroad company, one of the seven JR companies. ... Commuter train on Chuo Line at Tokyo Station The Chuo Main Line (中央本線), commonly called the Chuo Line, is one of the trunk lines of JR, the intercity rail group in Japan. ... Tokyo Station Tokyo Station (東京駅; -eki) is a train station located in the centre of Tokyo in the Marunouchi business district near the Imperial Palace grounds and somewhat to the north of the Ginza commercial district. ... Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Commuter train on Chuo Line Train bound for Tachikawa on Ome Line Lumine Department Store above Tachikawa Station Tachikawa Station (立川駅) is an important railway station in the city of Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan. ... Hachiōji (八王子市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan, about 40 km west of the center of Tokyo. ... A type of Japanese cruiser class during World War II. They were modified from the Myoko Class and has an almost battleship-like, large bridge structure. ... Categories: Stub | Railway lines of Japan ... The Itsukaichi Line (五日市線) is a railway line of JR East in Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Stub | Railway lines of Japan ... For the Kawasaki company see Kawasaki Heavy Industries. ... Tama River, in a Landsat photo of the Tokyo area The Tama River (多摩川, たまがわ, tama-gawa) is a major river in and near Tokyo in Honshu, Japan. ...

Train on monorail in Tachikawa

The Tama Toshi Monorail Line carries traffic north and south from Tachikawa. Several stations are in the city, and Tachikawa Minami and Tachikawa Kita stations flank JR Tachikawa Station. Download high resolution version (900x737, 257 KB)Tama Toshi Monorail Line Tachikawa Tachikawa Station Tokyo Japan This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Download high resolution version (900x737, 257 KB)Tama Toshi Monorail Line Tachikawa Tachikawa Station Tokyo Japan This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... The Tama Toshi Monorail Line (多摩都市モノレール線) is a monorail line in the western part of Tokyo, Japan. ...


National Route 20, the Koshu Kaido, carries automobile and truck traffic through Tachikawa in the east-west direction.


Bus service links Tachikawa and the major airports in the region, Haneda and Narita. The Bus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... Tokyo International Airport (Japanese: 東京国際空港 Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō) (IATA:HND, ICAO:RJTT) is an airport in Ota, Tokyo, Japan. ... Narita International Airport (Japanese: 成田国際空港 Narita Kokusai Kūkō) (IATA:NRT, ICAO:RJAA) is an international airport in the eastern portion of Narita, Chiba, Japan. ...


Geography

Tachikawa is about 40km west of the center of Tokyo. Kunitachi, Kokubunji, and Kodaira are east of Tachikawa, Higashi-Yamato, and Musashi Murayama are north of Tachikawa, Fussa, and Akishima west of Tachikawa, and Hino to the south. Categories: Cities in Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... Kokubunji (国分寺市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kodaira is composed of the Kanji with the meanings little and flat. The term refers to: A city Kodaira, Tokyo in Japan. ... Fussa (福生市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Akishima (昭島市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Tokyo Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...


The Tama River flows between Tachikawa and Hino. Tama River, in a Landsat photo of the Tokyo area The Tama River (多摩川, たまがわ, tama-gawa) is a major river in and near Tokyo in Honshu, Japan. ...


Tamagawa-jousui (Tamagawa water supply) flows north of town, a great promenade is located on both banks. Tamagawa-jousui is also the name of a station.


External links

  • Official website (http://www.city.tachikawa.tokyo.jp/) in Japanese
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