Tokyo is a location that sees an enormous amount of foreign tourists every single year. With the olympics this year, there was even more eyes on this amazing location. With a population of over 14,000,000 people, it has the highest amount of people out of any prefecture across the whole of Japan as well as one of the largest population densities throughout the entire World. However, Tokyo is not a single entity, it's built up of multiple unique wards and cities including Tama and the Tokyo Islands. In this article, we're going to be looking into all of Tokyo's many intricacies. Let's learn about Tokyo via a map!
Tokyo's 23 Wards ①：Jonan, Jousai, Jouhoku, and Joto
Tokyo's 23 wards are typically split into 2 main areas. The first of those is Chiyoda, home to the imperial palace, split again north, east, south, and west.
Imperial Palace（Green）：Chiyoda (# Tokyo station, Ginza, Nihonbashi, Akihabara)
Jonan (south)（Aqua）：Minato City (# Shinbashi, Shiodome, Odaiba), Meguro City (# Shibuya, Aoyama, Ebisu, Meguro), Ota City, Shinagawa City
Tokyo's 23 Wards ①：City Centre, City Center Surrounding
Another way of separating the various districts and cities is through central business areas, known as the central, surrounding, and then finally cardinal areas.
Center（Green）：Chiyoda City, Chuo City, Minato City
Surrounding（Yellow）：Shinjuku City, Shibuya City, Bunkyo City, Toshima City
East（Pink）：Koto City, Sumida City, Taito City, Arakawa City, Adachi City, Katsushika City, Edogawa City
South（Aqua）：Shinagawa City, Meguro City, Ota City
West（Orange）：Nerima City, Nakano City, Suginami City, Setagaya City
North（Grey）：Kita City, Itabashi City
Tama： Cities and Towns Below Tokyo
The Tama area is then further split into 3 different locations.
West Tama：Ome, Hinode, Hamura, Akiruno, Mizuho, Fussa, Hinohara, Okutama
There are a total of 11 Tokyo Islands.
Izu Islands：Ōshima Island, Toshima, Niijima, Shikine-jima, Kozushima, Miyake Island, Mikurajima, Hachijō-jima, Aogashima
Related Article： Map of Japan: Index of Regions and Prefectures