Where is Tokyo?

As shown in the given Tokyo location map that Tokyo is located at the Pacific coast in the central-east region of Honshu.

Location Map of Tokyo

Where is Tokyo Located?

Tokyo is situated at the head of Tokyo Bay, of the Kantō region on the central Pacific coast of Japan's main island of Honshu. Tokyo is the capital city of Japan and the Metropolis region is one of the 47th prefectures of Japan. Tokyo metropolis was evolved after the merger of Tokyo prefecture and Tokyo city in the year 1943. By virtue of being the capital city, Tokyo is the home of the Japanese Imperial Family and also homes seat of Japanese Government.

Surprisingly, with the population about 35 million people, Tokyo metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the world. In addition, with GDP of US$1.479 trillion at purchasing power parity (in 2008), it is also the largest metropolitan economy of the world; New York City rank comes after Tokyo. Probably, this is the reason that Tokyo is considered as one of the three "command centers" for the world economy, along with New York City and London.

This city is listed as an alpha+ world city by the GaWC's 2008 inventory and ranked third among global cities by Foreign Policy's 2010 Global Cities Index. Tokyo was named the second most expensive city for expatriate employees for the year 2010, as per the report given by the Mercer and Economist Intelligence Unit cost-of-living surveys. As per the report given by Monocle magazine, Tokyo is named as fourth Most Livable City and the World's Most Livable Megalopolis.

Tokyo City Facts, Japan

LocationCentral-east region of Honshu, Japan.
Tokyo Coordinates35°41′23″N 139°41′32″E
Area of Tokyo2,194.07 km2 (847.14 sq mi)
Tokyo Population (2019)13,929,280 (1st in Japan)
Tokyo ClimateClimate: Humid Subtropical Climate
Tokyo Time zoneUTC+09:00
Tokyo Major AirportHaneda Airport, Narita International Airport
Tokyo Websitewww.metro.tokyo.lg.jp

Places to Visit in Tokyo

Tokyo TowerYoyogi ParkInokashira ParkNakamise Shopping StreetTokyo Dome City Attractions
Tokyo SkytreeMount TakaoOdaiba Ōedo-Onsen MonogatariRoppongi Hills Mori TowerNational Museum of Emerging Science
Meiji JinguTokyo Metropolitan Government - A Cty HallRikugien GardensSumida AquariumYomiuri Land
Tokyo DisneylandRainbow BridgeMori Art MuseumTokyo Sea Life ParkImperial Palace East Imperial Garden
Ueno Onshi ParkHamarikyu GardensNational Museum of Western ArtTokyo JoypolisNezu Shrine
OdaibaRoppongi HillsAsakusa HanayashikiHibiya ParkDaikanransha
Sensō-ji - Historic TempleUeno Zoo - Japan's oldest zooSunshine City - shopping complexNational Museum of Nature and ScienceAogashima - Rustic volcanic island
Imperial PalaceTokyo National MuseumSanrio Puroland - indoor parkTokyo MidtownYasukuni Shrine
Shinjuku Gyoen National GardenKaminarimon Gate Senso-jiKoishikawa Korakuen GardensKabuki-za TheatreSunshine Aquarium
Tokyo DisneySeaTakeshita StreetShinjuku Golden GaiZojoji Temple - Buddhist templeShinjuku Central Park
Tokyo Disney ResortEdo-Tokyo MuseumThe National Art Center, TokyoTokyo Toritsu Kasairinkai ParkShiba Park