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Machida

町田市
Machida City Hall
Machida City Hall
Flag of Machida
Flag
Official seal of Machida
Seal
Location of Machida in Tokyo
Location of Machida in Tokyo
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Area
 • Total 71.80 km2 (27.72 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2016)
 • Total 429,040
 • Density 5,980/km2 (15,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Symbols  
• Tree Zelkova serrata
• Flower Scarlet sage
• Bird Common kingfisher
Phone number 042-722-3111
Address 1-20-23 Nakamachi, Machida-shi, Tokyo 194-8520

Machida (町田市 Machida-shi) is a Japanese city in the western part of the greater metropolis of Tokyo, Japan. It is in the Tsurumigawa River basin.

History

The city was founded on February 1, 1958.

Before 1965, Machida was an group of farm villages near Tokyo.

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