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Kawasaki (川崎市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan.
Kawasaki located between Tokyo and Yokohama, its eastern area along Tokyo Bay is the center of Keihin Industrial Area and its western suburb is a residential area for people commuting to Tokyo.
As of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 1,290,426 and the density of 9,042.93 persons per km². The total area is 142.70 km².
The city was founded on July 1, 1924 and was designated on April 1, 1972 by government ordinance.
For the Kawasaki company see Kawasaki Heavy Industries.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries was named after its founder Shozo Kawasaki,
and nothing to do with Kawasaki city.