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State of JAPAN KANTO Regional Governors´ Association Tokyo Metropolitan Government : TOKYO METROPOLIS Prefecture
(Tokyo) (Tokyo)(Tokyo)

Special Wards Area of TOKYO Metropolis

Flag or logo since 1990-06-01*
TŌKYŌ Tokubetsu-Ku : 東京特別区 (ja)
Emblem or Symbol*

Emperor Naruhito
(ruler of JAPAN since 2019-05-01)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places*: Tokyo
(Tōkyō)
Official & national languages: Japanese (ja) .




23 Territories:

ADACHI ADACHI Special Ward  (Adachi City)Local: ADACHI-Ku : 足立区 (ja)  (Adachi)
ARAKAWA ARAWAKA Special Ward  (Arakawa City)Local: ARAKAWA-Ku : 荒川区 (ja)  (Arakawa)
BUNKYO BUNKYO Special Ward  (Bunkyo City)Local: BUNKYŌ-Ku : 文京区 (ja)  (Bunkyō)
CHIYODA CHIYODA CITY Special Ward  (Tokyo)Local: CHIYODA-Ku : 千代田区 (ja)  (Tōkyō)
CHUO CHUO Special Ward  (Chuo City)Local: CHŪŌ-Ku : 中央区 (ja)  (Chūō)
EDOGAWA EDOGAWA Special Ward  (Edogawa City)Local: EDOGAWA-Ku : 江戸川区 (ja)  (Edogawa)
ITABASHI ITABASHI Special Ward  (Itabashi City)Local: ITABASHI-Ku : 板橋区 (ja)  (Itabashi)
KATSUSHIKA KATSUSHIKA Special Ward  (Katsushika City)Local: KATSUSHIKA-Ku : 葛飾区 (ja)  (Katsushika)
KITA KITA Special Ward  (Kita City)Local: KITA-Ku : 北区 (ja)  (Kita)
KOTO KOTO Special Ward  (Koto City)Local: KŌTŌ-Ku : 江東区 (ja)  (Kōtō)
MEGURO MEGURO Special Ward  (Meguro City)Local: MEGURO-Ku : 目黒区 (ja)  (Meguro)
MINATO MINATO Special Ward  (Minato City)Local: MINATO-Ku : 港区 (ja)  (Minato)
NAKANO NAKANO Special Ward  (Nakano City)Local: NAKANO-Ku : 中野区 (ja)  (Nakano)
NERIMA NERIMA Special Ward  (Nerima City)Local: NERIMA-Ku : 練馬区 (ja)  (Nerima)
OTA OTA Special Ward  (Ota City)Local: ŌTA-Ku : 大田区 (ja)  (Ōta)
SETAGAYA SETAGAYA Special Ward  (Setagaya City)Local: SETAGAYA-Ku : 世田谷区 (ja)  (Setagaya)
SHIBUYA SHIBUYA Special Ward  (Shibuya City)Local: SHIBUYA-Ku : 渋谷区 (ja)  (Shibuya)
SHINAGAWA SHINAGAWA Special Ward  (Shinagawa City)Local: SHINAGAWA-Ku : 品川区 (ja)  (Shinagawa)
SHINJUKU SHINJUKU Special Ward  (Shinjuku City)Local: SHINJUKU-Ku : 新宿区 (ja)  (Shinjuku)
SUGINAMI SUGINAMI Special Ward  (Suginami City)Local: SUGINAMI-Ku : 杉並区 (ja)  (Suginami)
SUMIDA SUMIDA Special Ward  (Sumida City)Local: SUMIDA-Ku : 墨田区 (ja)  (Sumida)
TAITO TAITO Special Ward  (Taito City)Local: TAITŌ-Ku : 台東区 (ja)  (Taitō)
TOSHIMA TOSHIMA Special Ward  (Toshima City)Local: TOSHIMA-Ku : 豊島区 (ja)  (Toshima)




* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

JAPAN State of JAPAN  (Tokyo)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2022's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AICHI AICHI Prefecture  (Nagoya)
AKITA AKITA Prefecture  (Akita)
AMERICAN BASES IN JAPAN United States Forces JAPAN  (Yokota)
AMERICAN BASES IN OKINAWA United States Bases in OKINAWA  (Kadena + Torii + Futenma)
AOMORI AOMORI Prefecture  (Aomori)
ATSUGI Naval Air Facility ATSUGI  (Atsugi)
BONIN ISLANDS BONIN ISLANDS Archipelago  (Omura)
CAMP FUJI Combined Arms Training Center CAMP FUJI  (Camp Fuji)
CHIBA CHIBA Prefecture  (Chiba)
CHUBU CHUBU Governors´ Association  (Nagoya)
CHUGOKU CHUGOKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Hiroshima)
DAITO ISLANDS DAITO ISLANDS Archipelago  (Minamidaito + Kitadaito)
EHIME EHIME Prefecture  (Matsuyama)
FUKUI FUKUI Prefecture  (Fukui)
FUKUOKA FUKUOKA Prefecture  (Fukuoka)
FUKUSHIMA FUKUSHIMA Prefecture  (Fukushima)
GIFU GIFU Prefecture  (Gifu)
GUNMA GUNMA Prefecture  (Maebashi)
HACHIJO HACHIJO Subprefecture  (Hachijo)
HIROSHIMA HIROSHIMA Prefecture  (Hiroshima)
HOKKAIDO HOKKAIDO Prefecture  (Sapporo)
HOKKAIDO-TOHOKU HOKKAIDO-TOHOKU Regional Governors´ Association  (Sendai)
HYOGO HYOGO Prefecture  (Kobe)
IBARAKI IBARAKI Prefecture  (Mito)
ISHIKAWA ISHIKAWA Prefecture  (Kanazawa)
IWAKUNI Marine Corps Air Station IWAKUNI  (Iwakuni)
IWATE IWATE Prefecture  (Morioka)
KAGAWA KAGAWA Prefecture  (Takamatsu)
KAGOSHIMA KAGOSHIMA Prefecture  (Kagoshima)
KANAGAWA KANAGAWA Prefecture  (Yokohama)
KANTO KANTO Regional Governors´ Association  (Tokyo)
KINKI BLOC KINKI BLOC Governors´ Association  (Osaka)
KOCHI KOCHI Prefecture  (Kochi)
KUMAMOTO KUMAMOTO Prefecture  (Kumamoto)
KYOTO KYOTO Urban Prefecture  (Kyoto)
KYUSHU KYUSHU Regional Governors´ Association  (Fukuoka)
MARCUS ISLAND Southern Bird Island : MARCUS ISLAND  (Minamitori)
MIE MIE Prefecture  (Tsu)
MISAWA MISAWA Air Base  (Misawa)
MIYAGI MIYAGI Prefecture  (Sendai)
MIYAKE MIYAKE Subprefecture  (Miyake)
MIYAZAKI MIYAZAKI Prefecture  (Miyazaki)
NAGANO NAGANO Prefecture  (Nagano)
NAGASAKI NAGASAKI Prefecture  (Nagasaki)
NARA NARA Prefecture  (Nara)
NIIGATA NIIGATA Prefecture  (Niigata)
NORTH KANTO-BANETSU NORTHERN KANTO-BANETSU Five Prefecture Governors´ Association  (Mito)
OGASAWARA OGASAWARA Subprefecture  (Omura)
OITA OITA Prefecture  (Oita)
OKAYAMA OKAYAMA Prefecture  (Okayama)
OKINAWA OKINAWA Prefecture  (Naha)
OKINOTORI ISLANDS Distant Bird Island : OKINOTORI ISLANDS  (Okinotorishima)
OSAKA OSAKA Urban Prefecture  (Osaka)
OSHIMA OSHIMA Subprefecture  (Oshima)
PINNACLE ISLANDS Contested SENKAKU-DIAOYUTAI ISLANDS Archipelago : Pinnacle Islands  (Uotsuri Island)
SAGA SAGA Prefecture  (Saga)
SAITAMA SAITAMA Prefecture  (Saitama)
SASEBO United States Fleet Activities SASEBO  (Sasebo)
SHIGA SHIGA Prefecture  (Otsu)
SHIKOKU SHIKOKU Governors´ Assocation  (Matsuyama)
SHIMANE SHIMANE Prefecture  (Matsue)
SHIZUOKA SHIZUOKA Prefecture  (Shizuoka)
TOCHIGI TOCHIGI Prefecture  (Utsunomiya)
TOKUSHIMA TOKUSHIMA Prefecture  (Tokushima)
TOKYO METROPOLIS Tokyo Metropolitan Government : TOKYO METROPOLIS Prefecture  (Tokyo)
TOTTORI TOTTORI Prefecture  (Tottori)
TOYAMA TOYAMA Prefecture  (Toyama)
TSUSHIMA TSUSHIMA Subprefecture  (Tsushima)
VOLCANO ISLANDS VOLCANO ISLANDS Group  (Iwo Jima)
WAKAYAMA WAKAYAMA Prefecture  (Wakayama)
YAMAGATA YAMAGATA Prefecture  (Yamagata)
YAMAGUCHI YAMAGUCHI Prefecture  (Yamaguchi)
YAMANASHI YAMANASHI Prefecture  (Kofu)
YOKOSUKA United States Fleet Activities YOKOSUKA  (Yokosuka)
YOKOTA YOKOTA Army Field  (Yokota)
ZAMA Camp ZAMA  (Zama)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

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