What is the Capital of Japan?

The capital of Japan is Tokyo, which was founded 1457. Tokyo has been the capital since 1868.

Tokyo is the largest city in Japan and functions as: Houses prime minister's residence

Tokyo is located at 35.6895° N, 139.6917° E at an elevation of 131'.

Downtown Tokyo, Japan

Japan CapitalSource: https://flic.kr/p/26Gb9Bs

2020 Population
37,339,804
2020 Growth Rate
-0.14%
Founded
1457
Capital as of
1868
Elevation
131'
Role in Country
Houses prime minister's residence