Shiba, Minato, Tokyo
Shiba (芝) is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located near Hamamatsucho and Tamachi Stations on the Yamanote Line and Mita Station on the Toei Mita Line.
Shiba was a ward of Tokyo City from 1878 to 1947, consisting of a number of districts including Hamamatsucho, Mita, Shiba, Shinbashi, Shirokane, Takanawa and Toranomon.
Shiba is the location of Zōjō-ji temple, the Great Main Temple of the Chinzai sect of Shingon Buddhism.
Shiba is also the location of the main Minato Ward office.
- The NEC Supertower, the headquarters of Japanese electronics giant NEC, are located in Shiba.
- The Korean Air Japan headquarters are in the Tokyo Korean Air Building in Shiba.
Shiba's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ( in English, in Japanese).
Shiba Commercial High School is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.
Coordinates: 35°38′55″N 139°44′49″E / 35.6486°N 139.7470°E