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Shinjuku, Tokyo

Shinjuku, Tokyo
Full nameShinjuku
Official name新宿区 · Shinjuku City
Native name新宿
Native name langja
Settlement typeSpecial ward
MayorHiroko Nakayama
Total Area7 sq mi (18.23 km2)
Total Population318270 (November 2009)
Density (pop.)17460/km2 (45221.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- TreeZelkova serrata
- FlowerAzalea
Phone number03-3209-1111

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|} is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It is a major commercial and administrative center, housing the busiest train station in the world (Shinjuku Station) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration center for the government of Tokyo.

As of 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 312,418 and a density of 17,140 persons per km2. The total area is 18.23 km2.

As of October 1, 2005, 29,353 non-Japanese with 107 different nationalities were registered in Shinjuku.

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