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Tokyo was founded in 1457 under the name Edo and was a quiet town with a small population. This changed in 1603 when the Tokugawa Shogunate moved the seat of government to Edo. As a result the population increased substantially. After the collapse of the shogunate in 1868 and the establishment of a modern national government, the emperor took up official residence in Edo and moved the capital to Edo from Kyoto. The city was renamed Tokyo, meaning “Eastern Capital,” to reflect the change.

Tokyo was a regular city like any other in Japan until 1943, when the prefectural and municipal governments were merged. Because of this, Tokyo is not technically a city but rather an entire prefecture made up of 23 special independent wards, 26 additional cities and towns, and several islands stretching as far as 350 km out into the Pacific Ocean. The head of the municipal government is located in Shinjuku Ward, and provides prefectural administration over the cities and islands, as well as limited municipal administration for the shared services of the 23 wards, such as water, sewage, and fire services. Each of the 23 wards has its own government administration and is more or less analogous to an independent city, complete with an elected mayor.

Note that this page represents only the 23 special wards of Tokyo, and none of the other cities in Tokyo prefecture.

Total Area of the 23 wards: 621.49 km²

Ward List: Adachi-ku, Arakawa-ku, Itabashi-ku, Edogawa-ku, Ota-ku, Katsushika-ku, Kita-ku, Koto-ku, Shinagawa-ku, Shibuya-ku, Shinjuku-ku, Suginami-ku, Sumida-ku, Setagaya-ku, Taito-ku, Chuo-ku, Chiyoda-ku, Toshima-ku, Nakano-ku, Nerima-ku, Bunkyo-ku, Minato-ku, Meguro-ku


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Name|Floors|Status|Year|Drawings
Toyota Tokyo Headquarters19built1982
Sumitomo Realty Korakuen Building20built1998
Wellith City Omori Tower25built2008
Hokutopia18built1990
Grand Maison Ebisu23built2003
Tokyo Bank Association Building20built1993(1)
Harumi Island Triton Square Tower W19built2000
Aoyama Rise Square17built
Tokyo Medical and Dental University Genera...21built2004
Sumitomo Shoji Takebashi Building16built1970(1)
Axia Azabu25built2005
Aoyama First Mansions22built
Tsukiji Togeki Building20built1975
Cerulian Homes Kachidoki26built2001
Yurakucho Denki Building20built1975
Celstine Shiba Mitsui Building17built2002
Central Government Building No. 6 Section C20built
Central Government Building No. 6 Section B20built
Kagurazaka Eins Tower26built2003
Hotel Grand Palace23built1972
Osaki New City Building 4 Shin-Osaki Kangy...20built1987
Osaki New City Building 1 TOC Osaki Building20built1987
Shinagawa Seaside Eins Tower25built2006
Marunouchi Center Building20built1984(1)
Renaiss Shinjuku Gyoen Tower25built2003
Name|Floors|Status|Year|Drawings
GSK Building18built1990
Bar Association Hall17built1995
TBS Akasaka 5-chome Redevelopment Resident...22built2008
Nihombashi-Hamacho F Tower20built1997
Shin-Kasumigaseki Building19built1987
Hamacho Center Building18built1993
Sumitomo Fudosan Takanawa Park Tower20built1994
Tabata Asuka Tower19built1993
Bureau Shinagawa24built2003
Tomin Tower Senju 5-Chome21built
White Tower Hamamatsucho24built2008
Shinagawa Crystal Square20built1994
Tokyo Medical University Hospital19built
Hibiya Dai Building21built1989
Nippon Steel Building20built1970
Sumida Ward Office19built1990(1)
Nittetsu ND Tower17built1994
City Heights Konan Ward-Managed Housing24built1996
Koiwa Station North Exit Redevelopment Bui...24built2007
Hotel Nikko Tokyo16built1995
I-Town Rapier22built1994
Tokyo Minato Construction Office19built
Villeneuve Tower Komazawa23built1999
Tokyo Eins Riverside Tower24built2004
Nissay Aroma Square18built
Name|Floors|Status|Year|Drawings
Koraku Mori Building19built2000
Harumi Front17built2012(1)
Nakano-Sakaue Central Building18built
Ebisu Business Tower18built2003
Pier City Shibaura16built1993
Center Machiya22built1996
Tokyo Citytelier25built2005
Secom Headquarters18built
Iidabashi Central Plaza20built1984
Tokyo-to Kenko Plaza Hygeia18built1993
Okubo Hospital18built1993
Shinagawa Seaside South Tower18built2004
Oji Paper Headquarters15built1991
Shinagawa Seaside West Tower18built2004
Orix Akihabara Building19built2005
Park House Tamagawa South Building 323built1993
Tokyo Hall Chiyoda Building20built
Tornare Nihombashi-Hamacho Office Tower18built2005
Japan Patent Office16built
CS Tower18built
Park Tower Akihabara21built2006
Shinjuku 3-chome East Building14built2007
Brillia Tower Shinagawa Seaside22built2006
Kokugakuin University Gakujutsu Media Center18built2008
Grand Hyatt Tokyo21built2001
Name|Floors|Status|Year|Drawings
Nishi-Toyama Tower Homes South Tower25built1988
Nishi-Toyama Tower Homes North Tower25built1988
Nishi-Toyama Tower Homes Central Tower25built1988
Sky City Toyosu Bayside Tower24built1997
Konan 4-chome 3rd Apartment Building 424built2006
Shinagawa Glass Residence20built2007
The Itoyama Tower18built1997(1)
Shin-Nikko Building19built1988
Itabashi Sun City Building G25built
Harumi View Plaza24built1996
TBS Broadcasting Center20built1995
Municipal Housing Kachidoki 1-chome Apartm...18built
Shibuya Hommachi 3-chome Plan17built2008
Shinjuku I-Land Wing Building16built1994
Jiji Press Headquarters Building14built
Shinjuku Yamabukicho Eins Tower24built2008
City Tower Yotsuya24built2004
Grand Suite Toranomon21built2007
JR Tokyu Meguro Building17built2002
Chiyoda First Building East17built1998
Ciels Garden L Tower25built
Park Tower Tokyo East23built
Ryogoku City Core18built
Hibiya Chanter18built
Nishi-Azabu Mitsui Building Park West Tower19built1988
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