Musashimurayama, Tokyo

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Musashimurayama
武蔵村山市
City
Flag of Musashimurayama
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Location of Musashimurayama in Tokyo Metropolis
Location of Musashimurayama in Tokyo Metropolis
Musashimurayama is located in Japan
Musashimurayama
Musashimurayama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°45′17″N 139°23′15″E / 35.75472°N 139.38750°E / 35.75472; 139.38750Coordinates: 35°45′17″N 139°23′15″E / 35.75472°N 139.38750°E / 35.75472; 139.38750
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo Metropolis
Government
 • Mayor Mitsuo Arai
Area
 • Total 15.37 km2 (5.93 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 66,150
 • Density 4,303/km2 (11,140/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.city.musashimurayama.tokyo.jp

Musashimurayama (武蔵村山市 Musashimurayama-shi?) is a city in Tokyo, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1970.

As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 66,150 and a population density of 4,303.84 persons per km². The total area is 15.37 km².

Economy[edit]

It was the location of a Nissan automobile assembly plant, originally opened in 1962 by the Prince Motor Company.[citation needed] It closed in March 2001 as part of the "Nissan Revival Plan" announced in 1999.[1] It is now a museum called Carest Murayama Megamall occupying a 213,252 square foot facility[2][3]

Education[edit]

Public high schools in the city are operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.

  • Josui High School[4]
  • Mushashimurayama High School[5]

Public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the city itself.

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Musashimurayama is twinned with Sakae, Nagano.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日産村山工場跡地 [Site of former Nissan factory] (in Japanese). Japan: City of Musashimurayama. 2010-04-16. Retrieved 2015-07-22. 
  2. ^ History of old Musashimurayama factory
  3. ^ http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/DOCUMENT/PDF/AR/2003/ar2003_12.pdf
  4. ^ "東京都立上水高等学校". Josui-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 2015-03-10. 
  5. ^ "東京都立武蔵村山高等学校 ". Musashimurayama-h.metro.tokyo.jp. Retrieved 2015-03-10. 

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