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Bunkyō City

Country Japan
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)

Bunkyō (文京区 , Bunkyō-ku) is one of the 23 special wards within Tokyo, Japan.

The municipality calls itself "Bunkyo City" in English.


On 15 March 1947, the ward of Bunkyō was formed by combining the wards of Hongō and Koishikawa.


Bunkyō is in central Tokyo. It borders Shinjuku and Chiyoda on the south. Toshima is on the ward's western border. Kita is on the norther border. Taitō is on the east.

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