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.
For the Kawasaki company see Kawasaki Heavy Industries.