Location of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture
|• Mayor||Norihiko Fukuda|
|• Total||142.70 km2 (55.10 sq mi)|
(April 1, 2017)
|• Density||10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|Address||1 Miyamoto-chō, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken 210-8577|
Kawasaki (川崎市 Kawasaki-shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the 8th most populated city in Japan (including the Tokyo Metropolitan Area) and one of the main cities forming the Greater Tokyo Area and Keihin Industrial Area.
|Wards of Kawasaki|
|Kawasaki has seven wards (ku):|
Kawasaki is governed by Mayor Norihiko Fukuda, an independent elected on 27 October 2013. The city assembly has 63 elected members. Mayor Fukuda was re-elected to a second term in office on 22 October 2017.
Kawasaki has several factories and development bases of the companies of heavy industry (e.g., JFE Group, Nippon Oil Corporation) and high technology (Fujitsu, NEC Corporation, Toshiba, Dell Japan and Sigma Corporation).
Kawasaki is twinned with the following cities in Japan and worldwide.
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