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The word Saitama (埼玉, さいたま) has several uses:

Locations

  • Saitama, Saitama, the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Prefecture, a prefecture of Japan in the Kantō region
  • Saitama Prefectural Museum of the Sakitama Ancient Burial Mounds, a museum inside of Sakitama Kofun Park in Gyōda, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Kitasaitama District, Saitama and Minamisaitama District, Saitama are two districts in eastern Saitama prefecture

Education

  • Kokusai Gakuin Saitama Junior College, a private junior college in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Gakuen University, a private university in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Institute of Technology, a private university in Fukaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Junior College, a junior college in Kazo, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Junshin Junior College, a private junior college in Hanyu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Medical School, a private university at Moroyama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Prefectural University, a public university in Sengendai, Koshigaya, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Prefectural Urawa Nishi High School, a public high school in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama University, a Japanese national university in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Women's Junior College, a private women's junior college in Hidaka Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Mass media

  • The Saitama Shimbun, a paid daily newspaper headquartered in Urawa-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • NHK Saitama FM (85.1 MHz, Chichibu relay 83.5 MHz), a local and relay station of NHK in Tokyo, Japan
  • Television Saitama (or "Teletama), a free-to-air commercial station in Urawa-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Sports

  • Saitama Broncos, a professional basketball club
  • Saitama City Cup, an International Friendly Tournament held since 2003 at Saitama Stadium
  • Saitama Seibu Lions, a professional baseball club in Japan's Pacific League
  • Saitama Stadium, a football (soccer) stadium in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama Super Arena, a multi-purpose indoor arena in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Transportation

  • Saitama-Shintoshin Station is a railway station on the Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Takasaki Line, and Tōhoku Main Line in Ōmiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
  • Saitama New Urban Transit, operator of the New Shuttle operated in the Greater Tokyo Area in Japan
  • Saitama Rapid Railway Line, the continuation of the Namboku Line, starting at Akabane-Iwabuchi station in Tokyo and ending at Urawa Misono Station in Saitama

Other

  • 5618 Saitama, a Main-belt Asteroid discovered on 4 March 1990 by A. Sugie at Dynic Astronomical Observatory
  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Saitama, a diocese in Saitama, Japan
  • Television Saitama, a Japanese fee-free terrestrial commercial television broadcasting company headquartered in Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
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