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Kodaira is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 191,380 and a population density of 9330 persons per km². Its total area was 20.51sqkm.GeographyKodaira is located in the Musashino Terrace near the geographic centre of Tokyo Metropolis.Surrounding municipalitiesTokyo MetropolisNishitokyoTachikawaHigashimurayamaHigashiiyamatoHigashikurumeKokubunjiKoganeiHistoryThe area of present-day Kodaira was part of ancient Musashi Province. In the post-Meiji Restoration cadastral reform of July 22, 1878, the area became part of Kitatama District in Kanagawa Prefecture. The village of Kodaira was created on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of municipalities law. Kitatama District was transferred to the administrative control of Tokyo Metropolis on April 1, 1893. The population of the area expanded after the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake with the relocation of universities and housing areas from central Tokyo. Kodaira was elevated to town status in 1944 and to city status on October 1, 1962. Kodaira is in Tokyo Prefecture. Add Kodaira and other Japan destinations to your travel plans using our Japan itinerary maker.
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