Warabi, Saitama

Warabi
蕨市
Location
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureSaitama
Physical characteristics
Area km ( sq mi)
Population (as of 2007)
     Total70,095
Symbols
TreeZelkova serrata
FlowerRhododendron indicum
Warabi Hall
MayorHideo Yoritaka
Official website: Warabi


Warabi (Japanese: 蕨市; -shi) is a city located in Saitama, Japan. Warabi is the name of a bracken. The city was founded on April 1, 1959.

As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 71,034 and a density of 13,928.24 persons per km². The total area is 5.10 km². Warabi is famous for being the most densely populated area of Japan.

The city is served by Warabi Station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line.

Politics and Government

Warabi is run by a city assembly of 18 elected members. The current mayor is Hideo Yoritaka, a member of the Japanese Communist Party.

Elections

Transportation

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The west entrance of Warabi Station
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The city is served by the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and the main station is Warabi Station.

Warabi Schools

There are a total of seven elementary schools in Warabi city:
  • Warabi Chūō Elementary 蕨市立中央小学校 (Central Elementary)
  • Warabi Chūō-Higashi Elementary 蕨市立中央東小学校 (Central-East Elementary)
  • Warabi Nishi Elementary 蕨市立西小学校 (West Elementary)
  • Warabi Higashi Elementary 蕨市立東小学校 (East Elementary)
  • Warabi Tsukagoshi Elementary 塚越市立小学校 (Tsukagoshi Elementary)
  • Warabi Kita Elementary 蕨市立北小学校 (North Elementary)
  • Warabi Minami Elemtary 蕨市立南小学校 (South Elementary)
Warabi Kita Elementary was refurbished in 2004 with a new wing added and various features added to improve disabled access (automated lifts, minimal steps, slopes for wheelchair access).


These Elementary schools feed a total of three Junior High Schools:
  • Warabi City the First Junior High School (蕨市立第一中学校)
  • Warabi City the Second Junior High School (蕨市立第二中学校)
  • Warabi East Junior High (蕨市立東中学校)
There are also two High Schools in Warabi City:
  • Warabi High School (蕨高等学校)
  • Bunan High School (武南高等学校)

Notes of Interest

Warabi city has played host to the all-Japan Chinese Wushu championships, and so is one of the few Japanese cities that have a strong Wushu tradition. Wushu is offered in some elementary schools as an after-school activity, and is practised by a significant number of Elementary, Junior High, and High School Students.

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Warabi Station (蕨駅 Warabi eki
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Hideo Yoritaka (頼高 英雄 Yoritaka Hideo, born 1963) is a japanese politician and the current mayor of Warabi ward in Saitama. He is a member of the Japanese Communist Party.
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Turnout 33,128 59.24%

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