Place Name TOKYO

TYPE: Settlement
OTHER SCRIPTS: 東京 (Japanese Kanji)
PRONOUNCED: TO-KYO (Japanese)   [details]

Meaning & History

From Japanese (tou) meaning "east" and (kyou) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of Japan.
VARIANT: Toukyou (Japanese)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dongjing (Chinese), Donggyeong (Korean), Tóquio (Portuguese)