Urawa (ōräˈwä) [key], city (1990 pop. 418,271), capital of Saitama prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. A suburb of the Tokyo-Yokohama Metropolitan Area, it is a commercial and industrial center.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
More on Urawa from Fact Monster:
See more Encyclopedia articles on: Japanese Political Geography