Ōta, Tokyo facts for kids
|大田区 · Ōta City|
Night view of Kamata, Ōta
Location of Ōta in Tokyo
|• Total||59.46 km2 (22.96 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||11,376.69/km2 (29,465.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Cinnamomum camphora|
|- Flower||Prunus mume|
|- Bird||Cettia diphone|
The municipality calls itself "Ōta City" in English.
Ōta Dōkan was the founder of Edo (now known as Tokyo).
Ōta is a southern ward of Tokyo. Its southern border is the Tama River and the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture. On the north, Ōta borders the special wards of Shinagawa, Meguro and Setagaya. Tokyo Bay is on the east.
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