Cities of Japan facts for kids
Cities in Japan are one of the basic local entities of the nation.
- "city" (市code: ja is deprecated , shi)
- "town" (町code: ja is deprecated , cho)
- "village" (村code: ja is deprecated , son)
The small cities generally have populations of over 30,000.
- Designated cites, population over 500,000
- Core cities, population over 300,000
- Special cities, population over 200,000
Each of the largest cities does many of the things normally done by prefectures.
Japan's system of local governments date from 1947. Cities in Japan are local governments which are defined by the Local Autonomy Law.
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