Atsuta-ku, Nagoya

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Atsuta

熱田区
Atsuta Ward
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Atsuta Shrine
Kanayama Bus Terminal night view
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Location of Atsuta-ku in Nagoya
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Atsuta
 
Coordinates: 35°07′41″N136°54′40″E / 35.12806°N 136.91111°E / 35.12806; 136.91111 Coordinates: 35°07′41″N136°54′40″E / 35.12806°N 136.91111°E / 35.12806; 136.91111
CountryJapan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
  Total8.20 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total66,318
  Density8,100/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeRound Leaf Holly (Ilex rotunda)
- Flower Japanese iris [1]
Phone number052-961-1111
Address3-1-15 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 460-8508
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/atsuta/ (in Japanese)
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Atsuta-ku Ward Office

Atsuta (熱田区, Atsuta-ku) is one of the 16 wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019, the ward had an estimated population of 66,318 and a population density of 8,088 persons per km². The total area was 8.20 km².

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Geography

Atsuta Ward is located near the geographic center of Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalities

History

The area of present-day Atsuta Ward was known since ancient times for its association with Atsuta Shrine. Atsuta Town in Aichi District was incorporated with the establishment of the municipality system in the early Meiji period. It was annexed to the city of Nagoya, initially as part of Minami Ward, and became Atsuta Ward in 1937.

Economy

Atsuta Ward is a major commercial center due to its proximity to the center of Nagoya metropolis. The rolling stock manufacturer Nippon Sharyo has its headquarters in the ward.

Education

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Nagoya Gakuin University

Transportation

Railroads

Highways

Local attractions

Noted people

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References

  1. 熱田区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 19 March 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2011.