Western Tokyo

Western Tokyo
Located in the green highlights
Located in the green highlights
Country Japan
Island Honshū
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Area
 • 26 cities, 3 towns, 1 village 1,169.49 km2 (451.54 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2015)
 • 26 cities, 3 towns, 1 village 4,220,989
 • Density 3,609.25/km2 (9,347.9/sq mi)

Western Tokyo, also known as the Tama area (多摩地域 Tama chiiki), Tama region (多摩地方 Tama-chihō) or toka (都下), consists of the part of Tokyo Prefecture to the west of the 23 special wards.

Overview

Whereas the special wards occupy the space that was formerly the city of Tokyo, western Tokyo consists of the 26 cities, three towns, and one village occupying the area that were not part