Location of Koganei in Tokyo Metropolis
|• Mayor||Kazuo Sato (since May 2011)|
|• Total||11.33 km2 (4.37 sq mi)|
|Population (July 1, 2011)|
|• Density||10,243.16/km2 (26,529.7/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Flower||Japanese cherry blossom|
|Address||6-6-3 Honmachi, Koganei-shi, Tokyo
Geographically, the city lies approximately at the center of Tokyo, and is located about 20 kilometers west of Shinjuku, where Tokyo Metropolitan Government has its headquarters. It is flanked on the north and the south by two large parks. To the north is Koganei Park, which includes the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum, a branch of the Edo-Tokyo Museum located in Ryōgoku, Tokyo. To the south is Nogawa Park and Tama Cemetery, two of the largest green areas in Tokyo.
Koganei City is transected by the JR Chūō Line, and is served by the Higashi-Koganei and Musashi-Koganei stations. It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach Musashi Koganei Station from Tokyo Station by Chūō Line. The distance between Higashi Koganei Station and Musashi Koganei Station is just 2 km, which takes about 2 minutes to go by JR Chūō Line. Additionally, Shin-Koganei Station on the Seibu Tamagawa Line serves the eastern portion of the city.
Hosei University, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Tokyo Gakugei University are located in Koganei city. International Christian University, officially located in Mitaka City, lies partially within Koganei City.
Primary and secondary schools
Koganei operates its public elementary and junior high schools.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education operates the following public high schools.
- Koganei North High School
- Koganei Technical High School
Private high schools
- Chuo University High School
- International Christian University High School
- Tokyo Denki University High School
Private junior high schools
- Musashino Higashi Junior High School
- Tokyo Denki University Junior High School
Media related to Koganei, Tokyo at Wikimedia Commons
- Koganei City official website (Japanese)