Shiba, Minato, Tokyo

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Shiba (芝) is a district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan, located near Hamamatsucho and Tamachi Stations on the Yamanote Line and Mita Station on the Toei Mita Line.

Shiba was a ward of Tokyo City from 1878 to 1947, consisting of a number of districts including Hamamatsucho, Mita, Shiba, Shinbashi, Shirokane, Takanawa and Toranomon.

Shiba is the location of Zōjō-ji temple, the Great Main Temple of the Chinzai sect of Shingon Buddhism.

Shiba is also the location of the main Minato Ward office.


  • The NEC Supertower, the headquarters of Japanese electronics giant NEC, are located in Shiba.[1]
  • The Korean Air Japan headquarters are in the Tokyo Korean Air Building in Shiba.[2]


Shiba's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ([1] in English, [2] in Japanese).

Shiba Commercial High School[3] is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.


  1. ^ Headquarters: NEC in Japan: NEC Organization Retrieved May 5, 2015
  2. ^ "Company Info / Contact Info." Korean Air. Retrieved on August 30, 2011. "Japan Headquarters Tokyo Korean Air Building, 3-4-15, Shiba Minato-ku Tokyo 105-0014" Address in Japanese: "日本地域本部 〒105-0014 東京都港区芝3-4-15 東京KALビル"

Coordinates: 35°38′55″N 139°44′49″E / 35.6486°N 139.7470°E / 35.6486; 139.7470