Shibaura, Minato, Tokyo

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Shibaura (芝浦?) is a district of Minato ward located in Tokyo, Japan. The district is located between the eastern side of the Yamanote Line train and Tokyo Bay.[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

Shibaura is the home to a number of major Japanese corporations including Toshiba (originally Tokyo Shibaura Electric), Oki (Head Office Annex) and SUMCO.[1][2][3] The Japan Times has its headquarters in the Japan Times Nifco Building (ジャパンタイムズ・ニフコビル Japan Taimuzu Nifuko Biru?) in Shibaura.[4][5]

Rail links[edit]

The district is served by Tamachi Station on the Yamanote and Keihin-Tōhoku Lines, and by Shibaura-futō Station of the Yurikamome line. The Yokosuka Line also runs in a tunnel below the district, although there are no stops in the area.[citation needed]

Road links[edit]

The Tokyo Expressway system passes through the area, and the central Tokyo side of the Rainbow Bridge terminates there.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Data." Toshiba. Retrieved on September 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "Corporate Profile." Oki. Retrieved on September 26, 2014.
  3. ^ "Corporate Data." SUMCO. Retrieved on September 26, 2014.
  4. ^ "Map to the Japan Times." (Image) The Japan Times. Retrieved on October 15, 2011. "4-5-4 Shibaura Minato-ku"
  5. ^ "Map to The Japan Times." (Japanese version, Image) The Japan Times. Retrieved on October 15, 2011. "ジャパンタイムズ・ニフコビル 港区芝浦4-5-4"