Hirakawachō

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Hirakawachō (平河町 Hirakawa-chō?) is a district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, consisting of 1-chōme and 2-chōme. As of April 1, 2007, its population is 1,104. Note that Kanda-Hirakawachō, also located in the Chiyoda ward, is a completely different district. Hirakawachō's postal code is 102-0093.

Hirakawachō is located in the western part of the Chiyoda ward. It borders Kōjimachi to the north, Hayabusachō to the east, Nagatachō to the south, and Kioichō to the west. The Tokyo FM-Dōri Ave forms its northern boundary, the Aoyama-Dōri Ave forms its southern boundary, and the Prince-Dōri Ave forms its western boundary.

Transportation[edit]

The Kaizaka-Dōri Avenue runs around the center of the district. The Shuto Expressway Route 4 is located upon the Aoyama-Dōri Avenue.

An exit of the Nagatachō Station is situated on the Aoyama-Dōri Avenue.

Economy[edit]

When Taito Corporation was an independent company, its headquarters were in Hirakawachō.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Company Outline." Taito Corporation. January 11, 1998. Retrieved on January 30, 2011 "Head Office 2-5-3 Hirakawa-cho,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo 102,JAPAN." Address in Japanese: "東京都千代田区平河町二丁目5番3号"

Coordinates: 35°40′57″N 139°44′26″E / 35.68250°N 139.74056°E / 35.68250; 139.74056