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Katsushika (葛飾区, Katsushika-ku) is one of the 23 special wards within Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Katsushika

葛飾区
Katsushika City
Shibamata Taishaku-ten in Katsushika
Shibamata Taishaku-ten in Katsushika
Flag of Katsushika
Flag
Official seal of Katsushika
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Location of Katsushika in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Katsushika in Tokyo Metropolis
Katsushika is located in Japan
Katsushika
Katsushika
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.850°E / 35.733; 139.850Coordinates: 35°44′N 139°51′E / 35.733°N 139.850°E / 35.733; 139.850
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo Metropolis
Government
 • MayorKatsunori Aoki (since December 2009)
Area
 • Total34.80 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2015)
 • Total444,356
 • Density12,770/km2 (33,100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeWillow
 • FlowerIris
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address5-13-1 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
124-8555
Websitewww.city.katsushika.lg.jp

The municipality calls itself "Katsushika City" in English.[2]

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GeographyEdit

Katsushika is in eastern Tokyo. It borders Edogawa on the south. Sumida and Araikawa are on the ward's western border. Adachi is on the northeast.

The cities of Matsudo, Misato and Yashio in Chiba Prefecture are part of the northeast border of the ward.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-3-30.
  2. Katsushika City; retrieved 2012-3-30.

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