Kodaira, Tokyo

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Kodaira
小平市
City
Flag of Kodaira
Flag
Location of Kodaira in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Kodaira in Tokyo Metropolis
Kodaira is located in Japan
Kodaira
Kodaira
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°28′E / 35.717°N 139.467°E / 35.717; 139.467Coordinates: 35°43′N 139°28′E / 35.717°N 139.467°E / 35.717; 139.467
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
Government
 • Mayor Masanori Kobayashi (since April 2005)
Area
 • Total 20.46 km2 (7.90 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2011)
 • Total 180,049
 • Density 8,800.05/km2 (22,792.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Woodpecker
Address 2-1333 Ogawa, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo
187-8701
Phone number 042-341-2111
Website www.city.kodaira.tokyo.jp

Kodaira (小平市 Kodaira-shi?) is a city in the western region of Tokyo, Japan. The city was founded on October 1, 1962.

As of July 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 180,049, with 82,179 households and a population density of 8,800.05 persons per km². The total area is 20.46 km².

Transportation[edit]

Kodaira Station is the main train station serving the area. However, there are several other train stations in Kodaira. They are mostly operated by the private company Seibu Railway.

Education[edit]

Universities[edit]

Tsuda College, Kaetsu University, Musashino Art University, Korea University, and parts of Hitotsubashi University, a high school and dormitory associated with Waseda University are located in this city.

Primary and secondary schools[edit]

Kodaira operates public elementary and junior high schools.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education operates the following public high schools.

  • Kodaira High School
  • Kodaira South High School
  • Kodaira West High School

Notable people[edit]

Kodaira is the hometown of Japanese actor Shun Oguri.[citation needed]

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