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Koshigaya, Saitama

Special city
View of Aeon LakeTown shopping mall
View of Aeon LakeTown shopping mall

Location of Koshigaya in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Koshigaya in Saitama Prefecture
Koshigaya is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
 • Mayor Tsutomu Takahashi (since November 2009)
 • Total 60.31 km2 ( sq mi)
Population (April 2010)
 • Total 325,074
 • Density

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 • Flower Chrysanthemum
 • Bird Eurasian collared dove
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 4-2-1 Koshigatani. Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken
Phone number 048-964-2111
Website .jp.saitama.koshigaya.citywww

Koshigaya (越谷市 Koshigaya-shi) is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on November 3, 1958. Koshigaya is situated about 30 km from Tokyo, along the banks of the Motoarakawa River. It is famous for producing daruma dolls..

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 325,074 and a population density of 5,390 persons per km². The total area is 60.31 km².


Koshigaya is served by two train lines: the Tobu Skytree Line and the JR Musashino Line. These two lines intersect at Minami-Koshigaya Station and Shin-Koshigaya Station, which are located close to each other. The Aeon Laketown shopping mall is located next to Koshigaya-Laketown Station (on the Musashino Line), and Koshigaya City Office is located within walking distance of Koshigaya Station (on the Tobu Skytree Line).


Bunkyo University is located in Koshigaya.

Points of interest

Sister cities

External links

  • Koshigaya City official website
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