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us: Tokyo (Japan)


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    • us: Tokyo (Japan). Shiyakusho
    • us: Tokyo (Japan). Municipal Office
    • us: Tokyo (Japan). Metropolitan Office
    • us: Tokyo (Japan : Prefecture)
    • us: Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Japan)
    • us: Tonggyŏng (Japan)
    • us: Tokio (Japan)
    • us: Tʻokʻyoo (Japan)
    • us: Tung-ching tu (Japan)
    • us: Tung-ching tu tʻing (Japan)
    • us: Tōkyō-shi (Japan)
    • us: Tung-ching (Japan)
    • us: Dongjing (Japan)
    • us: 東京 (Japan)
    • us: Tokyo Metropolis (Japan)
    • us: 東京都 (Japan)
    • us: Tōkyō-to (Japan)
    • us: طوكيو (Japan)
    • us: Ṭūkiyū (Japan)
    • us: Горад Токіа (Japan)
    • us: Horad Tokia (Japan)
    • us: Токіа (Japan)
    • us: Tokia (Japan)
    • us: Токио (Japan)
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    • found: Internat. Stat. Inst. Session (19th : 1930 : Tokyo, Japan). Papers, 1930- : v. 1, t.p. (Tokio)
    • found: Yi, I.N. Pul tʻanŭn Tʻokʻyoo, 1984: t.p. (Tʻokʻyoo)
    • found: Tokyo (Japan). Ti 2 tzʻu Tung-ching tu chʻang chʻi kuei hua, 1988; colophon (Tung-ching tu tʻing)
    • found: Tōkyō-shi tōroku rōdōsha fukugyō chōsa, 1936: t.p. (Tōkyō-shi) cover (Tōkyō Shiyakusho)
    • found: LC manual cat. (hdg.: Tokyo; hdg.: Tokyo. Shiyakusho; usages: Tokio Municipal Office, Tokyo Metropolitan Office)
    • found: Kadokawa Nihon chimei d.j.: v. 13, p. 341 (Shinagawa-ken; est. 1869 abolished 4/1871; became part of Tokyo)
    • found: Living in Tokyo, c1992: t.p. (Tokyo) colophon (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
    • found: Tung-ching Fu-shih mei shu kuan tsʻang ... 1994.
    • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 35°41ʹ22ʺN 139°41ʹ30ʺE)
    • found: WIkipedia, Feb. 27, 2013 (Tokyo (東京 = Tōkyō "Eastern Capital"), officially Tokyo Metropolis (東京都 = Tōkyō-to), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. Tokyo is the capital of Japan; 35°41ʹ22.22ʺN 139°41ʹ30.12ʺE) Arabic page (طوكيو = ۊTڶukiyڶu) Belarusian page (Горад Токіа = Horad Tokia; Токіа = Tokia) Bulgarian page (Токио = Tokio)
    • found: Shinagawa-ken (Japan). Shake jiin kunpō, 1869: t.p. (Shinagawa-ken)
    • found: GEOnet, viewed, Feb. 25, 2016 (Tokyo [conventional], Tōkyō [approved], capital of a political entity in Japan, 35°41ʹ06ʺN 139°41ʹ05ʺE; variants: Tokio, Edo; also an ADM1 named Tokyo in Japan)
    • found: Kodansha encyclopedia of Japan, 1983 volume 8, p. 60-61 (Tōkyō; capital of Japan; "Tōkyō was administratively enlarged in 1943 trough the amalgamation of surrounding districts and suburbs to form Tōkyō Tō (Tōkyō Prefecture or Tōkyō Metropolitan Prefecture; officially Tōkyō Metropolis). At present Tōkyō Prefecture comprises 23 wards (ku), 26 cities (shi), 1 county (gun) 4 island administrative units (shichō) and 15 towns and villages (chō, shon)"; "... in 1943 Tōkyō Fu and Tōkyō Shi were merged and the name changed to Tōkyō Tō"; "... the city undertook a feverish building program in preparation for the 1964 Tōkyō Olympic Games...")
    • found: Tokyo Metropolitan Government website (English version), viewed March 15, 2016 Structure of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government PDF, p. 12 ("local goverment system of Japan consists of two tiers: prefectures and municipalities that make up the prefectures ...prefectures are regional authorites comprising municipalities... Japan is made of of 47 prefectures and Tokyo is one of those regional authorities"); about our city, municipalities within Tokyo (-ku: ward, -shi: city, -machi: town, -mura: village 23 ku, 26 cities, 5 towns, 8 villages)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Use for the capital city of Japan and the prefecture-level entity. Treat shi within Tokyo as cities, e.g., Mitaka-shi (Japan). Treat ku within Tokyo as city sections, e.g., Sumida-ku (Tokyo, Japan).]
    • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • [Includes the old catalog headings: Tokyo; Tokyo. Shiyakusho.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-23: new
    • 2016-03-16: revised
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