Minato, Tokyo

special ward of Tokyo

Minato (港区, Minato-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.[1]

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

HistoryEdit

On 15 March 1947, the ward of Minato was formed by combining the wards of Akasaka, Azabu, and Shiba.[3]

GeographyEdit

Minato is on Toyko Bay. It borders Shinagawa on the south. Meguro is southwest of the ward. Shibuya is on the ward's western border. Shinjuku, Chiyoda and Chūō are on the norther border.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  2. Minato City; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  3. 大東京35区物語~15区から23区へ~東京23区の歴史 (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Archives. Archived from the original on 2020-06-17. Retrieved 2020-08-03.

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