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Minato (港区 Minato-ku?) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.[1]

The municipality calls itself "Minato City" in English.[2]


On 15 March 1947, the ward of Minato was formed by combining the wards of Akasaka, Azabu, and Shiba.[3]


Minato is on Toyko Bay. It borders Shinagawa on the south. Meguro is southwest of the ward. Shibuya is on the ward's western border. Shinjuku, Chiyoda and Chūō are on the norther border.

Related pages


  1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG), "Municipalities within Tokyo"; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  2. Minato City; retrieved 2012-4-2.
  3. (in Japanese). Tokyo Metropolitan Archives. 

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