Tokyo

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Tokyo, officially, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869., the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.wikipedia
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Capital of Japan

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Tokyo, officially, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869.
The current capital of Japan is Tokyo.

Greater Tokyo Area

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, the Greater Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in the world.
The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, consisting of the Kantō region of Japan, including Tokyo Metropolis, as well as the prefecture of Yamanashi of the neighboring Chūbu region.

Japan

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Tokyo, officially, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869.
About 13.8 million people live in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.

Prefectures of Japan

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Tokyo, officially, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, has served as the Japanese capital since 1869.
Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is a merged city-prefecture; a metropolis, it has features of both cities and prefectures.

Special wards of Tokyo

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The 23 Special Wards of Tokyo were formerly Tokyo City. Since then, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government served as both the prefecture government for Tokyo, as well as administering the special wards of Tokyo, for what had previously been Tokyo City.
The special wards are 23 municipalities that together make up the core and the most populous part of Tokyo, Japan.

Kyoto

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It became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from Kyoto in 1868; at that time Edo was renamed Tokyo.
After the city of Edo was renamed Tokyo (東京, meaning "Eastern Capital") in 1868, and the seat of the Emperor was moved there, Kyoto was for a short time known as Saikyō (西京, meaning "Western Capital").

Financial centre

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Tokyo ranked third (twice) in the International Financial Centres Development Index.
A financial centre is a broad term the IMF define as encompassing: International Financial Centres (IFCs), such as New York City, London, and Tokyo; Regional Financial Centres (RFCs), such as Boston, Frankfurt, and Sydney; and Offshore Financial Centres (OFCs), such as The Cayman Islands, Dublin, and Singapore.

Edo

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Tokyo was formerly named Edo when Shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu made the city his headquarters in 1603.
Edo, also romanized as Jedo, Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo.

Tokyo MX

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The city is home to various television networks such as Fuji TV, Tokyo MX, TV Tokyo, TV Asahi, Nippon Television, NHK and the Tokyo Broadcasting System.
Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corporation is a television station in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo Broadcasting System

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The city is home to various television networks such as Fuji TV, Tokyo MX, TV Tokyo, TV Asahi, Nippon Television, NHK and the Tokyo Broadcasting System.
Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings, Inc., TBS Holdings, Inc. or TBSHD, is a stockholding company in Tokyo, Japan.

1964 Summer Olympics

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G-7 summit, the 1986 G-7 summit, and the 1993 G-7 summit, and will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 10 to 24 October 1964.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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The GaWC's 2008 inventory classified Tokyo as an alpha+ world city – and TripAdvisor 's World City Survey ranked Tokyo first in its "Best overall experience" category (the city also ranked first in the following categories: "helpfulness of locals", "nightlife", "shopping", "local public transportation" and "cleanliness of streets").
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Emperor of Japan

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The urban area houses the seat of the Emperor of Japan, of the Japanese government and of the National Diet.
Since the mid-nineteenth century, the Imperial Palace has been called Kyūjō, later Kōkyo, and is on the former site of Edo Castle in the heart of Tokyo (the current capital of Japan).

Izu Islands

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Tokyo forms part of the Kantō region on the southeastern side of Japan's main island, Honshu, and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands.
Administratively, they form two towns and six villages; all part of Tokyo Prefecture.

5th G7 summit

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G-7 summit, the 1986 G-7 summit, and the 1993 G-7 summit, and will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
The 5th G7 Summit was held at Tokyo, Japan between June 28 and 29, 1979.

12th G7 summit

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G-7 summit, the 1986 G-7 summit, and the 1993 G-7 summit, and will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
The 12th G7 Summit was held in Tokyo, Japan between May 4 and May 6, 1986.

19th G7 summit

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G-7 summit, the 1986 G-7 summit, and the 1993 G-7 summit, and will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
The 19th G7 Summit was held in Tokyo, Japan, on July 7–9, 1993.

National Diet

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The urban area houses the seat of the Emperor of Japan, of the Japanese government and of the National Diet.
The National Diet Building is in Nagatachō, Chiyoda, Tokyo.

2020 Summer Paralympics

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Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics, the 1979 G-7 summit, the 1986 G-7 summit, and the 1993 G-7 summit, and will host the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
Scheduled as the 16th Summer Paralympic Games, it is planned to be held in Tokyo, Japan from 25 August to 6 September 2020.

Tokyo City

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The 23 Special Wards of Tokyo were formerly Tokyo City.
The new merged government became what is now Tokyo, also known as the Tokyo Metropolis, or, ambiguously, Tokyo Prefecture.

Musashi Province

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Tokyo was originally a small fishing village named Edo, in what was formerly part of the old Musashi Province.
Musashi Province was a province of Japan, which today comprises Tokyo Metropolis, most of Saitama Prefecture and part of Kanagawa Prefecture.

Yamanote and Shitamachi

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The city was divided into Yamanote and Shitamachi.
Yamanote and Shitamachi are traditional names for two areas of Tokyo, Japan.

Kantō region

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Tokyo forms part of the Kantō region on the southeastern side of Japan's main island, Honshu, and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands.
The region includes the Greater Tokyo Area and encompasses seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa.

Edo Castle

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In 1457, Ōta Dōkan built Edo Castle.
It is today part of the Tokyo Imperial Palace and is in Chiyoda, Tokyo, then known as Edo, Toshima District, Musashi Province.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

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Since then, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government served as both the prefecture government for Tokyo, as well as administering the special wards of Tokyo, for what had previously been Tokyo City.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is the government of the Tokyo Metropolis, one of the 47 prefectures of Japan.