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Kokubunji, Tokyo

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Kokubunji, Tokyo

Flag of Kokubunji
Location of Kokubunji in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Kokubunji in Tokyo Metropolis
Kokubunji is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
 • Mayor Nobuo Hoshino
 • Total 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 117,335
 • Density 10,057/km2 (26,050/sq mi)
 • Tree Japanese zelkova
 • Flower Satsuki azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Kokubunji

Kokubunji (国分寺市 Kokubunji-shi) is a city located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1964.

As of June 1, 2008, the city has an estimated population of 117,335, with 55,459 households and a population density of 10,057 persons per km². The total area is 11.48 km².


  • Economy 1
  • Education 2
  • Landmarks 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Kokubunji is the home of the Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, which contains one of the largest natural preserves in the area surrounding Tokyo.[1]

Tatsunoko has its headquarters in Kokubunji.[2]


Kokubunji operates ten public elementary and five junior high schools.[3]

Kokubunji High School is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.[4]


See also


  1. ^ Hitachi Central Research Laboratory website, retrieved 28 January 2013
  2. ^ Tatsunoko Production website, retrieved on February 26, 2010.
  3. ^ "Compulsory Education Systems in Japan", Kokubunji official website, retrieved 23 June 2008
  4. ^ Tokyo Metropolitan Kokubunji High School website, retrieved 23 June 2008

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Kokubunji City official website
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