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Shinjuku, Tokyo

one of 23 special wards of Tokyo
Map showing Shinjuku among Tokyo's wards

Shinjuku (新宿区, Shinjuku-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. The administration center of the government of Tokyo Prefecture is in Shinjuku.[1] Also in Shinjuku is the biggest railway station in the world, Shinjuku Station.

HistoryEdit

In 1991, the Tokyo Government moved from the Marunouchi district of Chiyoda to the current building in Shinjuku.

GeographyEdit

Surrounding Shinjuku are six other wards: Chiyoda to the east; Bunkyo and Toshima to the north; Nakano to the west, and Shibuya and Minato to the south.

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