Edogawa, Tokyo

Special ward
Edogawa City[1]

Furukawa Waterside Park in Edogawa


Location of Edogawa in Tokyo Metropolis

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883Coordinates: 35°42′N 139°53′E / 35.700°N 139.883°E / 35.700; 139.883
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
  Mayor Masami Tada (since May 1999)
  Total 49.90 km2 (19.27 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2015)
  Total 682,418
  Density 13,680/km2 (35,400/sq mi)
  Tree Cinnamonum camphora
  Flower Rhododendron
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp

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 May 1, 2015, the ward has an estimated population of 682,418 and a population density of 13,680 persons per km². The total area is 49.90 km².

Kasai Junction, Shuto Expressway


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.


  • Ichinoe
  • Ichinoechō
  • Ukitachō
  • Edogawa
  • Ōsugi
  • Okinomiyachō
  • Kamiisshiki
  • Kamishinozaki
  • Kitakasai
  • Kitakoiwa
  • Kitashinozaki
  • Komatsugawa
  • Shishibone
  • Shishibonechō
  • Shinozakimachi
  • Shimoshinozakimachi
  • Seishinchō
  • Chūō
  • Nakakasai
  • Nīhori
  • Nishiichinoe
  • Nishikasai
  • Nishikoiwa
  • Nishikomatsugawachō
  • Nishimizue
  • Ninoechō
  • Haruechō
  • Higashikasai
  • Higashikoiwa
  • Higashikomatsugawa
  • Higashishinozaki
  • Higashishinozakimachi
  • Higashimatsumoto
  • Higashimizue
  • Hirai
  • Funabori
  • Hon'isshiki
  • Matsue
  • Matsushima
  • Matsumoto
  • Mizue
  • Minamikasai
  • Minamikoiwa
  • Minamishinozakimachi
  • Yagouchi
  • Rinkaichō


Famous people


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:

International schools:




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



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