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Coordinates: 35°31′21″N 139°54′34″E / 35.522577°N 139.909570°E / 35.522577; 139.909570

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Tokyo Bay
東京湾
Tōkyō-wan
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Photo of Tokyo Bay (NASA Earth Observatory)
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Tokyo Bay, in a narrow sense (pink) and in a broad sense (pink and blue)
Location Honshu, Japan
River sources Ara River
Edo River
Obitsu River
Yoro River
Ocean/sea sources Pacific Ocean
Basin countries Japan
Surface area 1,500 square kilometres (580 sq mi)
Average depth 40 metres (130 ft)
Max. depth 70 metres (230 ft)
Islands Sarushima

Tokyo Bay (東京湾 , Tōkyō-wan) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. It goes on the coasts of Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, and Chiba Prefecture. The Uraga Channel connects Tokyo Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Its old name was Edo Bay (江戸湾 , Edo-wan). The Tokyo Bay region is the place with the most people, and it's the place that is most industrialized in Japan.

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