Tokigawa, Saitama

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Tokigawa
ときがわ町
Town
Tokigawa town office
Tokigawa town office
Flag of Tokigawa
Flag
Official seal of Tokigawa
Seal
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Tokigawa is located in Japan
Tokigawa
Tokigawa
Location of Tokigawa in Saitama Prefecture
Coordinates: 36°0′31″N 139°17′48.5″E / 36.00861°N 139.296806°E / 36.00861; 139.296806Coordinates: 36°0′31″N 139°17′48.5″E / 36.00861°N 139.296806°E / 36.00861; 139.296806
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
District Hiki
Area
 • Total 55.90 km2 (21.58 sq mi)
Population (February 2016)
 • Total 11,411
 • Density 204/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Japanese maple
- Flower Rhododendron
- Bird Common kingfisher
Phone number 0493-65-1521
Address 2490 Tamagawa, Tokigawa-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama-ken 355-0395
Website Official website

Tokigawa (ときがわ町 Tokigawa-machi?) is a town located in Hiki District, Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016, the town had an estimated population of 11,411and a population density of 203 persons per km². Its total area was 55.90 km².

Geography[edit]

Tokigawa is located in central Saitama Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The villages of Myōkaku and Tamagawa were created within Hiki District, Saitama with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. Myōkaku merged with the village of Okunugi from Chichibu District to form the village of Tokigawa on February 1, 1955. Tokigawa and Tamagawa merged to form the town of Tokigawa on February 1, 2006.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

Tokigawa has three elementary schools and two middle schools.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Tokigawa is not served by any expressways or national highways

Local attractions[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tokigawa, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons