Yoshikawa is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. As of February 1, 2016, the city had a population of 69,970 people and a population density of 2,210 people per km². Its total area is 31.66 square kilometers (12.22 sq mi).
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Located in the far east of Saitama Prefecture, Yoshikawa sits on the central reaches of the Edo River and the Naka River, and is approximately 20 kilometers from downtown Tokyo.
During the Edo period of the Tokugawa shogunate, the territory of present-day Yoshikawa was a tenry territory in the province of Shimosa.
Yoshikawa Village was founded in the Kitakatsushika area of Saitama with the establishment of the municipal system on April 1, 1889. On November 1, 1915, she was awarded the status of a city. On March 1, 1955, Yoshikawa joined her. the neighboring villages of Asahi and Miwanoe. The population began to grow rapidly in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, and on April 1, 1996, Yoshikawa was promoted to city status.