Tokyo world map
Tokyo on world map. Tokyo world map (Kantō - Japan) to print. Tokyo world map (Kantō - Japan) to download. The Tokyo prefecture is part of the world most populous metropolitan area with upwards of 35 million people and the world largest urban agglomeration economy with a GDP of US$1.479 trillion at purchasing power parity in 2008, ahead of New York City metropolitan area, which ranks second on the list. Tokyo as its shown in the world map hosts 47 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, the highest amount of any city.
Tokyo has been described as one of the three "command centers" for the world economy, along with New York City and London. Tokyo in world map is considered an alpha+ world city, listed by the GaWC 2008 inventory and ranked fourth among global cities by A.T. Kearney 2012 Global Cities Index. Tokyo is a major international finance center, houses the headquarters of several of the world's largest investment banks and insurance companies, and serves as a hub for Japan transportation, publishing, and broadcasting industries.
In 2010 Tokyo was named the second most expensive city for expatriate employees, according to the Mercer and Economist Intelligence Unit cost-of-living surveys, and in 2009 named the third Most Liveable City and the World Most Livable Megalopolis by the magazine Monocle. The Michelin Guide has awarded Tokyo by far the most Michelin stars of any city in the world (see Tokyo world map). Tokyo hosted the 1964 Summer Olympics and is currently a Candidate City for the 2020 Summer Olympics.