by Nicola Barber


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Tokyo is located on the east coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island. With a population of over 12 million people, Tokyo is part of a vast urban sprawl that forms the world's largest urban area. The city also is one of the world's great centers of finance, trade, and industry. Tokyo is a dynamic and forward-thinking metropolis, yet its traditions are still very strong. Today, Tokyo's vibrant streets are a mixture of modern high-rise buildings and traditional wooden Japanese homes. Great Cities of the World explores what makes Tokyo a captivating city.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836851939
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Series: Great Cities of the World Ser.
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.96(w) x 7.04(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1History of Tokyo8
Chapter 2People of Tokyo14
Chapter 3Living in Tokyo22
Chapter 4Tokyo at Work32
Chapter 5Tokyo at Play36
Chapter 6Looking Forward42
Time Line44
Further Information46

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