Urayasu is a city located in the far western corner of northern Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of February 2011, the city had an estimated population of 164,822 and a population density of 9530 persons per Square kilometer. The total area was 17.29 Square kilometers. Urayasu is best known as the home of the Tokyo Disney Resort and the headquarters of The Oriental Land Company. There are two parts to Urayasu: the original fishing village on Tokyo Bay, and the newer reclaimed land portion that adjoins Tokyo Disneyland. The new landfill area is called "Shin-Urayasu" (New-Urayasu), and has an "American" inspired layout, with a grid-like map of wide streets, large sidewalks, palm trees and parks. The buildings are tall, modern apartments, some having views on Tokyo Bay. Urayasu is one of the most sought after areas in the metropolitan area for young families to live. Urayasu is a regional commercial center and a bedroom community for nearby Chiba and Tokyo. The primary employer in the city is The Oriental Land Company and businesses related to Tokyo Disney Resort.