Edogawa, Tokyo


Edogawa, Tokyo

Japanese city
Name=Edogawa
JapaneseName=江戸川区
Prefecture=Tokyo
Region=Kantō
Area_km2=49.86
Population=671,937
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nihongo|Edogawa|江戸川区|Edogawa-ku is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It takes its name from the 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 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 671,937 and a density of 13,260 persons per km². The total area is 49.86 km².

History

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

ites

*Edogawa Boat Race Course
*Edogawa Stadium
*Kasai Seaside Park

Famous people

*Kanie Keizo, actor
*Maki Goto, J-pop singer (formerly with Morning Musume)
*Akiko Hinagata, actress
*Kazuya Kamenashi, J-pop idol, singer, actor, television host
*Oyama Kana, volleyball player
*Daisuke Matsuzaka, baseball player (played for Seibu Lions and currently with the Boston Red Sox)
*Tochinishiki Kiyotaka, 44th yokozuna in sumo
*Machiko Tsutsumi, entrepreneur
*Kazuhide Uekusa, economist, professor at the graduate school of University

Education

Public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Edogawa Board of Education.

Public high schools are operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.
* Edogawa High School [http://www.edogawa-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Kasai Commercial High School [http://www.kasaikogyo-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Kasai South High School [http://www.kasaiminami-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Koiwa High School [http://www.koiwa-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Komatsugawa High School [http://www.komatsugawa-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Momijigawa High School [http://www.momijigawa-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]
* Shinozaki High School [http://www.shinozaki-h.metro.tokyo.jp/]

Universities
* Aikoku Gakuen Junior College

Transportation

Rail

*JR East
**Sobu Main Line: Hirai, Koiwa Stations
**Keiyo Line: Kasai Rinkai Koen Station
*Keisei Electric Railway Keisei Main Line: Keisei Koiwai, Edogawa Stations
*Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation Toei Shinjuku Line: Funabori, Ichinoe, Mizue, Shinozaki Stations
*Tokyo Metro Tozai Line: Nishi Kasai, Kasai Stations

Highway

*Shuto Expressway
**C2 Central Loop
**No.7 Komatsugawa Route
**B Bayshore Route

ee also

References

External links

* [http://www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp/ Edogawa City official website] in Japanese
* [http://www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp/foreign/e/index.html Edogawa City Guide for Foreign Residents]


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