Kanto

The Kantō region of , on the eastern side of the main island , is a broad plain dominated by and nearly synonymous with the megalopolis of and its suburbs.

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is the enormous and wealthy capital of , and also its main city, overflowing with culture, commerce, and most of all, people. Photo: 名無し野電車区, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metropolis covers the city of , a bulk of the plain of Kanto and a chain of islands extending thousands of kilometers south. Photo: 名無し野電車区, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is located directly east of , and bordered by Prefecture to the north. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kantō region of . Photo: Σ64, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kantō region of . Photo: Σ64, CC BY 3.0.

Prefecture is a landlocked prefecture of located in the Kantō region of . Photo: hiyang.on.flickr, CC BY 2.0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kantō region of . Photo: Daderot, Public domain.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kantō region of . Photo: Polimerek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kanto

Latitude of center
35.6823° or 35° 40' 56.3" north
Longitude of center
139.7532° or 139° 45' 11.4" east
Population
42,600,000
Elevation
26 metres (85 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3123705041
Geo­Names ID
1860102
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Kantō
  • Arabic: منطقة كانتو
  • Arabic: منطقه كانتو
  • Armenian: Կանտո
  • Asturian: Kantō-chihō
  • Asturian: Kantō
  • Asturian: Rexón de Kantō
  • Asturian: 関東地方
  • Azerbaijani: Kanto
  • Azerbaijani: Kanto regionu
  • Basque: Kanto eskualdea
  • Basque: Kantō eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Канто (рэгіён)
  • Belarusian: Канто
  • Belarusian: рэгіён Канто
  • Bengali: কান্তোও অঞ্চল
  • Catalan: Kanto-chiho
  • Catalan: Kanto
  • Catalan: Kantoo-chihoo
  • Catalan: Kantou-chihou
  • Catalan: Kantō-chihō
  • Catalan: Kantō
  • Catalan: Regió de Kantō
  • Catalan: regió de Kantō
  • Catalan: 関東地方
  • Central Kurdish: ناوچەی کانتوو
  • Chinese: Kantô tē-hng
  • Chinese: 关东地方/關東地方
  • Chinese: 关东地方
  • Chinese: 關八州
  • Chinese: 關東地區
  • Chinese: 關東地方
  • Chinese: 關東廣域圈
  • Chinese: 關東廣域圏
  • Croatian: Kantō, regija
  • Croatian: Kantō
  • Czech: Kantó
  • Czech: region Kantó
  • Dutch: Kanto
  • Dutch: Kantō
  • Egyptian Arabic: منطقة كانتو
  • English: Kantō region
  • Esperanto: Kanto
  • Esperanto: Kantoo
  • Esperanto: Kanto regiono
  • Esperanto: Kantō
  • Esperanto: Regiono Kanto
  • Estonian: Kantō
  • Estonian: Kantō piirkond
  • Finnish: Kantō
  • French: Kanto
  • French: Kantô
  • French: Kantō
  • French: Région Kanto
  • French: Région de Kantō
  • French: Région du Kantō
  • Galician: Kanto - 関東地方
  • Galician: Kanto
  • Galician: Rexión de Kantō
  • Georgian: კანტო
  • German: Kanto
  • German: Kantou
  • German: Kantō
  • German: Kantō-Ebene
  • German: Kwanto
  • German: Region Kanto
  • German: 関東地方
  • Greek: Καν'τō
  • Greek: Καν'τό
  • Greek: Καντō
  • Greek: Καντό
  • Hakka Chinese: Kôan-tûng Thi-fông
  • Hausa: Kantō
  • Hebrew: קאנטו
  • Hindi: कान्तो क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Kantó
  • Hungarian: Kantó régió
  • Iloko: Kantō
  • Indonesian: Hamparan Kanto
  • Indonesian: Kantō
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Kanto
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Kantō
  • Irish: Kantō
  • Italian: Kanto
  • Italian: Kantō
  • Italian: Regione di Kantō
  • Japanese: かんとうちほう
  • Japanese: 一都六県
  • Japanese: 関八州
  • Japanese: 関東・東京地方
  • Japanese: 関東人
  • Japanese: 関東地区
  • Japanese: 関東地方
  • Khmer: តំបន់កាន់តូ
  • Khmer: តំបន់ខាន់តូ
  • Korean: 간토
  • Korean: 간토 광역권
  • Korean: 간토 지방
  • Korean: 간토지방
  • Korean: 관동 지방
  • Korean: 칸토
  • Lao: Rehion ti Kantō
  • Latvian: Kanto reģions
  • Literary Chinese: 關東地方
  • Lithuanian: Kanto regionas
  • Lithuanian: Kantō regionas
  • Macedo-Romanian: Kantō
  • Macedonian: Канто
  • Malay: Kanto
  • Malay: Kawasan Kanto
  • Malay: Kawasan Kantō
  • Marathi: कांतो
  • Min Nan Chinese: Koan-tang tē-hng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Koan-tong tē-hng
  • Northern Frisian: Kantō
  • Norwegian: Kantōregionen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kanto
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kantoregionen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kantō
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kantōregionen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kantoregionen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kantōregionen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Region de Kantō
  • Occitan (post 1500): region de Kantō
  • Pampanga: Kantō labuad
  • Persian: منطقه کانتو
  • Persian: ناحیه کانتو
  • Persian: کانتو
  • Polish: Region Kanto
  • Polish: Region Kantō
  • Portuguese: Kanto
  • Portuguese: Kanto (região)
  • Portuguese: Kantō
  • Portuguese: Região de Kantō
  • Portuguese: Região do Kantō
  • Quechua: Kantō suyu
  • Romanian: Kantō
  • Romanian: Regiunea Kanto
  • Romanian: Regiunea Kantō
  • Russian: Канто
  • Russian: Район Канто
  • Russian: Регион Канто
  • Scots: Kantō region
  • Serbian: Kanto
  • Serbian: Канто
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kantō
  • Slovak: Kantó
  • Slovenian: Kanto
  • South Azerbaijani: کانتو
  • Spanish: Kanto
  • Spanish: Kanto-chiho
  • Spanish: Kanto-chihō
  • Spanish: Kanto chiho
  • Spanish: Kanto chihō
  • Spanish: Kantó
  • Spanish: Kantō
  • Spanish: Kantō-chihō
  • Spanish: Kantō chihō
  • Spanish: Region de Kanto
  • Spanish: Region de Kantō
  • Spanish: Región de Kanto
  • Spanish: Región de Kantō
  • Sundanese: Kantō region
  • Sundanese: Wewengkon Kantō
  • Swedish: Kanto
  • Swedish: Kantō
  • Tagalog: Kantō
  • Tagalog: Kantō region
  • Tagalog: Rehiyong Kantō
  • Tagalog: Rehiyon ng Kantō
  • Thai: คันโต
  • Thai: ภาคคันโต
  • Thai: ภูมิภาคคันโต
  • Turkish: Kanto
  • Turkish: Kanto bölgesi
  • Turkish: Kantō
  • Turkish: Kantō Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Канто
  • Ukrainian: Регіон Канто
  • Urdu: کانتو علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Kanto
  • Vietnamese: Kantō
  • Vietnamese: Quan Đông địa phương
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Kanto
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Kantō
  • Waray (Philippines): Kantō
  • Welsh: Kantō
  • Western Panjabi: کینٹو
  • Wu Chinese: 关东地方
  • Yue Chinese: 關東地方
  • East of the Barrier
  • Kanto region
  • Kantō District
  • Quanto
  • ناوچەی کانتۆ

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