Yayoi, Tokyo

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Yayoi (弥生) is a neighborhood in Bunkyo, Tokyo. In 1884, when it was part of Tokyo City, it was the location of a shell mound where a type of pottery was discovered. The pottery became known as Yayoi, and eventually a period of Japanese history assumed the same name.

Its population, not including non-Japanese citizens, is 1908. (Bunkyō City Hall statistics:[1])


Coordinates: 35°43′12″N 139°45′35″E / 35.72000°N 139.75972°E / 35.72000; 139.75972