Shinagawa, Tokyo facts for kids
|品川区 · Shinagawa City|
Skyscrapers in Shinagawa
Location of Shinagawa in Tokyo
|• Total||22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||15,740/km2 (40,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
The ward was founded on March 15, 1947 by combining Ebara Ward with the older Shinagawa Ward. Both Ebara Ward and Shinagawa Ward had been created in 1932 when Tokyo City expanded after the Great Kantō earthquake.
Politics and government
Shinagawa is run by a city assembly of 40 elected members.
Foreign embassies and consulates
- Geneva, Switzerland
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Harbin, People's Republic of China
- Hayakawa, Japan
- Portland, Maine
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