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Tokyo, the world's largest city: Japan, 1960

The centre of Tokyo
WHO/Paul Almasy

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Since the beginning of 1960, Tokyo has over nine million inhabitants. The centre of Tokyo looks like a big American or European city with high concrete buildings, in particular the wards of Chiyoda-Ku and Chuo-Ku, with the world-famous Ginza district.

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