Fuchū (府中市, Fuchū-shi) is a city located in western Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. Fuchū is both a regional commercial center and a bedroom community for commuters working in central Tokyo. The city hosts large scale manufacturing facilities for Toshiba, NEC and Suntory as well as the Bank of Japan’s main computer operations center. Local sporting attractions include the Tokyo Racecourse and the training grounds of Top League rugby teams Toshiba Brave Lupus and Suntory Sungoliath.
Fuchu has a population of over 260,508 people. Fuchu also forms part of the Greater Tokyo metropolitan area which has a population of over 37,843,000 people.