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Shibuya (渋谷区 Shibuya-ku) is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. As a major commercial and finance center, it houses two of the busiest railway stations in the world, Shinjuku Station (southern half) and Shibuya Station.
|Coordinates: 35°39′34″N 139°42′02″E|
|• Mayor||Ken Hasebe (since April 2015)|
|• Total||15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2020)
|• Density||16,140/km2 (41,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Tree||Zelkova serrata|
|• Flower||Iris ensata|
|City office||Shibuya 1-18-21, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8010|
As of April 1, 2022, it has an estimated population of 228,906 and a population density of 15,149.30 people per km2 (39,263.4/sq mi). The total area is 15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi).
The name "Shibuya" is also used to refer to the shopping district which surrounds Shibuya Station. This area is known as one of the fashion centers of Japan, particularly for young people, and as a major nightlife area.