Facts about Yokohama (横浜)

*Population: about 3.7 million (as of 2016), making Yokohama the second largest city

                    after Tokyo

*Location: about 30 to 40 kms south-south-east of Tokyo, facing the Bay of Tokyo

*History: When Japan opened its doors to the west in the mid-19th Century, Yokohama

                began to flourish as a main sea port, exporting raw silk and other commodities.   

*Yokohama is famous for having the largest China town in East Asia.



Facts about Yokohama

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