Edogawa, Tokyo

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Edogawa
江戸川区
Edogawa City [1]
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa
Flag of Edogawa
Official seal of Edogawa
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 / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883
Latitude and Longitude:

35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
First official recorded721 AD
As City of TokyoOctober 1, 1932
As Special ward of TokyoJuly 1, 1943
Government
 • MayorTakeshi Saitō (since April 2019)
Area
 • Total49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2020 [2])
 • Total697,932
 • Density13,986/km2 (36,220/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
Time zone UTC+09:00 ( JST)
Climate Cfa
Website www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp
Symbols
Flower Rhododendron
Tree Cinnamonum camphora
Kasai Junction, Shuto Expressway

Edogawa (江戸川区, Edogawa-ku) 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 January 1, 2020, the ward has an estimated population of 695,797, and a population density of 13,925 persons per km².[ citation needed] 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.

Climate

Climate data for Edogawa, Tokyo (1991−2020 normals, extremes 1976−present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.1
(68.2)
24.1
(75.4)
25.3
(77.5)
26.2
(79.2)
31.2
(88.2)
34.3
(93.7)
38.0
(100.4)
37.8
(100.0)
35.1
(95.2)
32.0
(89.6)
25.2
(77.4)
24.4
(75.9)
38.0
(100.4)
Average high °C (°F) 9.8
(49.6)
10.5
(50.9)
13.4
(56.1)
18.0
(64.4)
22.2
(72.0)
25.0
(77.0)
28.6
(83.5)
30.3
(86.5)
27.0
(80.6)
21.9
(71.4)
17.0
(62.6)
12.2
(54.0)
19.7
(67.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
6.5
(43.7)
9.4
(48.9)
14.0
(57.2)
18.4
(65.1)
21.5
(70.7)
25.1
(77.2)
26.7
(80.1)
23.6
(74.5)
18.4
(65.1)
13.3
(55.9)
8.4
(47.1)
15.9
(60.7)
Average low °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
2.8
(37.0)
5.6
(42.1)
10.3
(50.5)
15.1
(59.2)
18.8
(65.8)
22.6
(72.7)
24.2
(75.6)
20.9
(69.6)
15.5
(59.9)
9.9
(49.8)
4.9
(40.8)
12.8
(54.9)
Record low °C (°F) −3.7
(25.3)
−3.8
(25.2)
−4.1
(24.6)
0.7
(33.3)
7.1
(44.8)
11.5
(52.7)
14.7
(58.5)
17.0
(62.6)
12.3
(54.1)
6.3
(43.3)
0.5
(32.9)
−2.9
(26.8)
−4.1
(24.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 50.1
(1.97)
50.9
(2.00)
103.0
(4.06)
111.8
(4.40)
122.5
(4.82)
150.3
(5.92)
129.1
(5.08)
108.0
(4.25)
195.7
(7.70)
205.7
(8.10)
90.5
(3.56)
53.3
(2.10)
1,364
(53.70)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 4.9 5.4 9.5 9.7 10.1 11.7 10.1 7.4 11.0 10.5 7.9 5.5 103.7
Source: JMA [3] [4]

Demographics

Most of the families live here. It is a residential ward. [5]

Districts and neighborhoods

Sites

Notable people

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.

Private High Schools:

  • Edogawa Girls' High School [13]

International schools:

Universities

Transportation

Rail

East Japan Railway Company
Chūō-Sōbu Line
Keiyō Line
Keisei Electric Railway
Keisei Main Line
Toei
Toei Shinjuku Line
Tokyo Metro
Tozai Line

Highway

See also

References

  1. ^ Multilingual 江戸川区公式ホームページ. City.edogawa.tokyo.jp. Archived from the original on November 19, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ "Population by District". Tokyo Statistical Yearbook. Retrieved July 15, 2022.
  3. ^ 観測史上1~10位の値(年間を通じての値). JMA. Retrieved February 23, 2022.
  4. ^ 気象庁 / 平年値(年・月ごとの値). JMA. Retrieved February 23, 2022.
  5. ^ "Tokyo's Nishikasai a second home for Indians in Japan". The Statesman. May 20, 2018. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  6. ^ "東京都立江戸川高等学校 公式ホームページ". Archived from the original on November 14, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  7. ^ 東京都立葛西工業高等学校 – Tokyo Metropolitan Kasai Technical High School. Kasaikogyo-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  8. ^ 東京都立葛西南高等学校. Kasaiminami-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  9. ^ "東京都立小岩高等学校 トップページ". Archived from the original on October 21, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  10. ^ "都立小松川高等学校". Archived from the original on November 3, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  11. ^ ""都立紅葉川高等学校"". Archived from the original on October 30, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  12. ^ "●東京都立篠崎高等学校". Archived from the original on November 14, 2007. Retrieved October 30, 2007.
  13. ^ 江戸川女子中学校・高等学校. Edojo.jp. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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