Kawagoe

Kawagoe

Kawagoe (川越市, Kawagoe-shi) is a city in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan. As of 1 February 2016[update], the city had an estimated population of 350,541 and a population density of 3,210 persons per km². Its total area was 109.13 km². The city is known locally as "Little Edo" (小江戸, Koedo) after the old name for Tokyo, due to its many historic buildings.

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