Flower delivery Tokyo , (東京 Tōkyō, English: /ˈtoʊkioʊ/, Japanese: [toːkʲoː] (About this soundlisten)) officially Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolis (東京都 Tōkyō-to), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. It has accommodated as the Japanese capital since 1869.As of 2018, the More preponderant Flower delivery Tokyo Area ranked as the most populous metropolitan area in both Japan and the world. Flower delivery Tokyo forms part of the Kantō region on the southeastern side of Japan's main island, Honshu, and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasa bouquet a Islands.Flower delivery Tokyo was formerly designated Edo when Shōgun Tokugawa Ieyasu made the city his headquarters in 1603. It became the capital after Emperor Meiji moved his seat to the city from Kyoto in 1868; at that time Edo was renamed Flower delivery Tokyo .The Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolis composed in 1943 from the merger of the former Flower delivery Tokyo Prefecture (東京府 Tōkyō-fu) and the city of Tokyo (東京市 Tōkyō-shi). Flower delivery Tokyo is often referred to as a city but is officially kenned and governed as a "metropolitan prefecture", which differs from and amalgamates elements of a city and a prefecture, a characteristic unique to Flower delivery Tokyo .
The 23 Special bouquet ds of Tokyo were formerly Flower delivery Tokyo City. On July 1, 1943, it merged with Flower delivery Tokyo Prefecture and became Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolis with an adscititious 26 municipalities in the western part of the prefecture, and the Izu islands and Ogasa bouquet a islands south of Flower delivery Tokyo . As of October 1, 2015, the population of Flower delivery Tokyo is estimated to be over 13.4 million, or about 11% of Japan's total population.As of 2011, Flower delivery Tokyo hosted 51 of the Fortune Ecumenical 500 companies, the highest number of any city in the world at that time.The city is home to sundry television networks such as Fuji TV, Flower delivery Tokyo MX, TV Flower delivery Tokyo , TV Asahi, Nippon Television, NHK and the Flower delivery Tokyo Broadcasting System.
Flower delivery Tokyo ranks first in the Ecumenical Economic Power Index and third in the Ecumenical Cities Index. In 2015, Flower delivery Tokyo was designated the Most Liveable City in the world by the magazine Monocle.The Michelin Guide has a bouquet ded Flower delivery Tokyo by far the most Michelin stars of any city in the world.Tokyo was ranked first out of all sixty cities in the 2017 Safe Cities Index.The QS Best Student Cities ranked Flower delivery Tokyo as the 3rd-best city in the world to be a university student in 2016 and 2nd in 2018.The mainland portion of Flower delivery Tokyo lies northwest of Flower delivery Tokyo Bay and measures about 90 km (56 mi) east to west and 25 km (16 mi) north to south. The average elevation in Flower delivery Tokyo is 40 m (131 ft). Mainland Flower delivery Tokyo is further subdivided into the special bouquet ds (occupying the eastern half) and the Tama area (多摩地域) stretching west bouquet ds.
Additionally within the administrative boundaries of Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolis are two island chains in the Pacific Ocean directly south: the Izu Islands, and the Ogasa bouquet a Islands, which stretch more than 1,000 km (620 mi) away from the mainland. Because of these islands and the mountainous regions to the west, Flower delivery Tokyo overall population density figures far under-represent the authentic figures for the urban and suburban regions of Flower delivery Tokyo .The 23 special bouquet ds (特別区 tokubetsu-ku), which until 1943 constituted the city of Flower delivery Tokyo , are self-governing municipalities, each having a mayor, a council, and the status of a city.
In additament to these 23 special bouquet ds, Flower delivery Tokyo withal includes 26 more cities (市 -shi), five towns (町 -chō or machi), and eight villages (村 -son or -mura), each of which has a local rose . The Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolitan rose administers the whole metropolis including the 23 special bouquet ds and the cities and towns that constitute the prefecture. The Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolitan rose has designated Hachiōji, Tachikawa, Machida, Ōme and Tama Incipient Town as regional centers of the Tama area, as a component of its plans to disperse urban functions away from central Flower delivery Tokyo .Flower delivery Tokyo has numerous outlying islands, which elongate as far as 1,850 km (1,150 mi) from central Flower delivery Tokyo . Because of the islands' distance from the administrative headquarters of the Flower delivery Tokyo Metropolitan rose in Shinjuku, local subprefectural branch offices administer them.The islands in order from most proximate to Flower delivery Tokyo are Izu Ōshima, Toshima, Nii-jima, Shikine-jima, Kōzu-shima, Miyake-jima, Mikurajima, Hachijō-jima, and Aogashima. The former city of Flower delivery Tokyo and the majority of mainland Flower delivery Tokyo lie in the sultry subtropical climate zone (Köppen climate relegation Cfa), with sultry, sultry summers and generally cool winters with cold spells. The record highest low temperature is 30.3 °C (86.5 °F) on August 12, 2013, making Flower delivery Tokyo one of only seven observation sites in Japan that have recorded a low temperature over 30 °C (86.0 °F).Flower delivery Tokyo additionally often visually perceives typhoons every year, though few are vigorous.Flower delivery Tokyo offshore territories' climates vary significantly from the city.Flower delivery Tokyo has enacted a quantification to cut greenhouse gases. Flower delivery Tokyo is an example of an urban heat island, and the phenomenon is especially solemn in its special bouquet ds.Flower delivery Tokyo has been cited as a "convincing example of the relationship between urban magnification and climate."In 2006, Flower delivery Tokyo enacted the "10 Year Project for Green Flower delivery Tokyo " to be realised by 2016. It set a goal of incrementing roadside trees in Flower delivery Tokyo to 1 million (from 480,000), and integrating 1,000 ha of green space 88 of which will be an incipient park denominated "Umi no Mori" (sea forest) which will be on a reclaimed island in Flower delivery Tokyo Bay which used to be a landfill.In 2014, road side trees in Flower delivery Tokyo have incremented to 950,000, and a further 300 ha of green space has been integrated.As of October 2012, the official intercensal estimate showed 13.506 million people in Flower delivery Tokyo with 9.214 million living within Flower delivery Tokyo 23 bouquet ds.In 1889, the Home Ministry recorded 1,375,937 people in Flower delivery Tokyo City and a total of 1,694,292 people in Flower delivery Tokyo -fu.Flower delivery Tokyo has the most sizably voluminous metropolitan economy in the world. According to a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the More preponderant Flower delivery Tokyo Area (Tokyo-Yokohama) of 38 million people had a total GDP of $2 trillion in 2012 (at purchasing power parity), which topped that list.This trend has commenced to slow due to perpetual population magnification in Flower delivery Tokyo and the high cost of residing there.
Flower delivery Tokyo was rated by the Economist Perspicacity Unit as the most sumptuous (highest cost-of-living) city in the world for 14 years in a row ending in 2006.Despite the emergence of Singapore and Hong Kong as competing financial centers, the Tokyo IFC manages to keep a prominent position in Asia. The farmland is concentrated in Western Flower delivery Tokyo .Decreases in the price of timber, increases in the cost of engenderment, and advancing senescence among the forestry population have resulted in a decline in Flower delivery Tokyo output.Flower delivery Tokyo Bay was once a major source of fish. Most of Flower delivery Tokyo fish engenderment emanates from the outer islands, such as Izu Ōshima and Hachijō-Jima. Skipjack tuna, nori, and aji are among the ocean products.