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This article is about Tokyo Prefecture. For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation).

Tokyo Prefecture (東京府 Tōkyō-fu or Tōkei-fu?) is a former Japanese government entity starting in 1869 and ending in 1943[1]

In 1943, the prefecture's municipalities, including the traditional city of Tokyo, became part of the newly formed Tokyo metropolis (東京都 Tōkyō-to?) or "greater Tokyo metropolian area".[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Tokyo Metropolitan Government, 東京都年表 (in Japanese); retrieved 2012-8-25.

Coordinates: 35°41′N 139°46′E / 35.68°N 139.77°E / 35.68; 139.77