Minato, Tokyo

special ward in the Tokyo Metropolis in Japan

Minato (港区, Minato-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.[2]

Minato
港区
Minato City
The skyscrapers of Shiodome in Minato Ward
The skyscrapers of Shiodome in Minato Ward
Flag of Minato
Official seal of Minato
Location of Minato in Tokyo
Location of Minato in Tokyo
Minato is located in Japan
Minato
Minato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°39′29″N 139°45′05″E / 35.65806°N 139.75139°E / 35.65806; 139.75139Coordinates: 35°39′29″N 139°45′05″E / 35.65806°N 139.75139°E / 35.65806; 139.75139
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo
Government
 • MayorMasaaki Takei
Area
 • Total20.37 km2 (7.86 sq mi)
Population
 (1 October 2020[1])
 • Total260,486
 • Density13,000/km2 (33,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address1-5-25 Shibakōen,
Minato, Tokyo
105-8511
Websitewww.city.minato.tokyo.jp
Symbols
FlowerHydrangea macrophylla
Rosa
TreeCornus florida

The municipality calls itself "Minato City" in English.[3]

History Edit

On 15 March 1947, the ward of Minato was formed by combining the wards of Akasaka, Azabu, and Shiba.[4]

Geography Edit

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 northern border.

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References Edit

  1. "Population by District". Tokyo Statistical Yearbook. Retrieved 2022-07-15.
  2. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo" Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-4-2.
  3. Minato City. Retrieved 2012-4-2.
  4. 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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