Tokyo - modern capital of Japan, one of the largest megacities not only in Asia, but also all over the world. Tokyo has been officially declared by capital in 1869 the Name of Tokyo (that «East capital» literally means) has been pirated to a city in 1896, earlier the capital of Japan (the ancient name - Edo) was called the Current. The city is possessed on plain Kanto (island Honshu) and takes a coil of Tokyo bay of Pacific ocean.
In territory of Tokyo the set of the well-known and historically valuable urban places of interest places: a summer Imperial palace of Hamarikju; the area of the Imperial palace; lock Edo; park Sindzjuku; park Ueno; a temple of Mejdzi; a temple of Asakusa Kannon; a temple of Mejdzi Dzingu; double bridge Nihombasi; theatre Kabuki; fish market Tsukidzi; the Tokyo television tower; areas Akihabara, Sindzjuku, Ikebukuro, Odajba and much other
Official the flag capitals of Japan represents the rectangular panel coloured in dark-violet colour. In the cloth centre the plotting of the basic figure of one of urban symbols - the small disk surrounded with a wide ring from which 6 beams of identical length disperse is seated. All elements of a figure are executed by white colour. Flag drawing personifies the sun with the beams radiating the energy in 6 different directions.
Accepted in June, 1989 a symbol Tokyo represents green sheet ginkgo and consists of three arches forming the letter of T.On designates the future growth, prosperity, charm and calmness of Tokyo.