- Towns of Japan
A town (町; "chō" or "machi") is a local administrative unit in
Japan. It is a local public body along with prefecture ("ken" or other equivalents), city ("shi"), and village ("mura"). Geographically, a town's extent is contained within a prefecture.
Note that the same word (町; "machi" or "chō") is also used in names of smaller region, usually a part of ward in a city.
Municipality of Japan
Japanese addressing system
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