View of Aeon LakeTown shopping mall
Location of Koshigaya in Saitama Prefecture
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|• Mayor||Tsutomu Takahashi (since November 2009)|
|• Total||60.31 km2 (23.29 sq mi)|
|Population (April 2010)|
|• Density||5,390/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|• Bird||Eurasian collared dove|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City Hall Address||4-2-1 Koshigatani. Koshigaya-shi, Saitama-ken
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..
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
- Aritaki Arboretum
- Aeon Laketown shopping mall
- Koshigaya City official website (Japanese)