Taitō is a located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. In English, it is known as Taitō City. As of May 1, 2015, the ward has an estimated population of 186,276, and a population density of 18,420 persons per km2.

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Metro station
Station is a major railway station in 's Taitō ward. Photo: Cabeza2000, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. is situated 1½ km northwest of Taito. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, or Akiba in slang, is 's "Electric Town" on the eastern side of the central ward. is situated 1½ km southwest of Taito. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a part of Tokyo's downtown Taito district best known for its many temples, particularly Sensōji. is situated 1½ km east of Taito. Photo: oimax, CC BY 2.0.


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