Edogawa, Tokyo

Edogawa
江戸川区
Special ward
Edogawa City[1]
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Flag of Edogawa
Flag
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis
Edogawa is located in Japan
Edogawa
Edogawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700; 139.883
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureTokyo Metropolis
Government
 • MayorMasami Tada (since May 1999)
Area
 • Total49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
Population (March 9, 2018)
 • Total694,896
 • Density13,680/km2 (35,400/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCinnamonum camphora
 • FlowerRhododendron
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Websitewww.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp
Kasai Junction, Shuto Expressway

Edogawa (江戸川区, Edogawa-ku), literally "Estuary River", is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. It takes its name from the Edo River that runs from north to south along the eastern edge of the ward. In English, it uses the name Edogawa City.

The easternmost of the wards, it shares boundaries with the cities of Urayasu and Ichikawa in Chiba Prefecture (to the east) and with the wards of Katsushika (to the north), Sumida and Kōtō (to the west). It meets the city of Matsudo in Chiba at a point.

Edogawa has a sister-city relationship with Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. Domestically, it has friendship ties with the cities of Azumino in Nagano Prefecture and Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture.

As of March 9, 2018, the ward has an estimated population of 694,896, and a population density of 13,925 persons per km². The total area is 49.90 km².

History

The ward was founded in 1937 with the merger of seven towns and villages in Minami-Katsushika District: the towns of Koiwa and Komatsugawa, and the villages of Kasai, Matsue, Mizue, Shinozaki and Shikamoto.

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Edoqava
Bân-lâm-gú: Edogawa-khu
català: Edogawa
Cebuano: Edogawa-ku
dansk: Edogawa
Deutsch: Edogawa
eesti: Edogawa
español: Edogawa (Tokio)
euskara: Edogawa
français: Edogawa
galego: Edogawa
贛語: 江戶川區
한국어: 에도가와구
Bahasa Indonesia: Edogawa, Tokyo
italiano: Edogawa
ქართული: ედოგავა
Kreyòl ayisyen: Edogawa
lietuvių: Edogava
Bahasa Melayu: Edogawa, Tokyo
Nederlands: Edogawa (wijk)
日本語: 江戸川区
norsk: Edogawa
português: Edogawa
Simple English: Edogawa, Tokyo
suomi: Edogawa
svenska: Edogawa
Türkçe: Edogawa
Tiếng Việt: Edogawa, Tōkyō
粵語: 江戶川區
中文: 江戶川區