|Skyline of Minato, Tokyo|
|Population||8,653,000 (23 Special wards)|
|Emblem of Tokyo's 23 Special wards|
Emblem of Tokyo Metropolis
Tokyo is the capital of Japan.
The greater metropolian area of Tokyo may have the largest population of any metro area in the world. (Ref: Wikipedia:List of metropolitan areas by population.) The metropolis has a population of over 12 million but the city proper (23 Special wards) area has a population of 8 million people.
List of special wards
*Population as of June 2007
The 1964 Summer Olympics were held in Tokyo.
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