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Sumida is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. It calls itself Sumida City in English.

As of 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 240,296 and a density of 17,480 persons per km². The total area is 13.75 km².

Sumida maintains sister-city relationships with Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea; and with Shijingshan District, Beijing, People's Republic of China.


• Tokyo Sky Tree - NHK and other broadcasters have proposed a new tower, which, when completed, will be the tallest freestanding tower in the world and the tallest man-made structure in Japan. It is currently scheduled for completion in 2011, when all of Japan will have switched to digital terrestrial television.
• Ryōgoku Kokugikan (National Sumo Stadium)
• Edo-Tokyo Museum
• Asahi Breweries Headquarters: The Asahi Beer Hall with the Asahi flame created by French designer Philippe Starck in 1989, is one of Tokyo's most recognizable modern structures.
• Eko-in, Buddhist temple
• Honjo Matsuzaka-cho Park: the residence of Kira Yoshinaka stood on this site. The Forty-seven Ronin took his life during the Genroku era.
• Hokusai-dori (street), with a series of prints by famed Japanese artist Hokusai who was born in the Kamezawa area of Sumida.
• Tobu Museum
• Tokyo Irei-do (Tokyo Memorial Hall): a memorial to those unidentified people who died in the Great Kantō Earthquake, the Bombing of Tokyo in World War II and other catastrophes

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