BUENOS AIRES, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Following is the factfile on Tokyo, one of three cities bidding to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, ahead of the vote by International Olympic Committee (IOC) members in Buenos Aires on Saturday:
Status: capital and Japan's biggest city
Geographical situation: Tokyo is located on the Pacific coast of Japan's main island. The weather in summer is generally humid and hot.
Olympics already hosted in Tokyo: One, in 1964
Number of Olympic bids : Five (for 1940, 1960, 1964, 2016 and 2020)
Olympics already hosted in the country: One in summer (Tokyo, 1964), two in winter (Sapporo, 1972; Nagano, 1998)
Projected budget for 2020: The total budget is set at 8.5 billion US dollars with 3.8 billion dollars earmarked for construction of venues and other Olympic-related facilities.
Slogan: "Discover Tomorrow"
State of progress: Of the 35 venues and Olympic-related facilities, 20 will be newly built, with nine of them for temporary use. An 80,000-seat National Stadium, with a retractable roof will be built, regardless of the bid outcome, at a cost of 1.3 billion dollars.