Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

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Chikusa

千種区
Chikusa Ward
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Imaike night view
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Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
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Chikusa
 
Coordinates: 35°10′12″N136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694 Coordinates: 35°10′12″N136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
  Total18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total165,863
  Density9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Flowering Dogwood
- Flower Hydrangea [1]
Phone number052-762-3111
Address8-37 Kakuōzan-dōri, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/chikusa/ (in Japanese)
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Chikusa-ku Ward Office
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Yōki-sō villa

Chikusa (千種区, Chikusa-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 165,863 and a population density of 9,123 persons per km². The total area was 18.18 km².

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Geography

Chikusa Ward is located in northeastern Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalities

History

The town of Chikusa and the village of Higashiyama in Aichi District were annexed by the city of Nagoya on August 22, 1921, becoming part of Higashi Ward. Chikusa Ward was established in 1937. On April 5, 1955 the neighboring village of Idaka was merged into Chikusa Ward.

Education

Transportation

Rail

Highways

Local attractions

Noted people

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References

  1. 千種区の概要 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2011.

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