Higashi-ku, Nagoya

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Higashi

東区
Higashi Ward
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Nagoya Dome from Midland Square
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Location of Higashi-ku in Nagoya
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Higashi
 
Coordinates: 35°10′46″N136°55′34″E / 35.17944°N 136.92611°E / 35.17944; 136.92611 Coordinates: 35°10′46″N136°55′34″E / 35.17944°N 136.92611°E / 35.17944; 136.92611
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
  Total7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total82,939
  Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Magnolia liliiflora [1]
- Flower Tree peony
Phone number052-935-2271
Address1-7-74 Tsutsui, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/higashi/ (in Japanese)
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Higashi-ku Ward Office

Higashi Ward (東区, Higashi-ku) is one of the 16 wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2011, the ward had an estimated population of 82,939 and a population density of 10,757 persons per km². The total area was 7.71 km².

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Geography

Higashi Ward is located in the center of Nagoya city. It is the smallest of the wards of Nagoya in terms of geographic area.

Surrounding municipalities

History

Higashi Ward was one of the original four wards of the city of Nagoya, established on April 1, 1908. Most of the area was completed destroyed during the Bombing of Nagoya in World War II. After the war, the layout of the streets was changed to a grid pattern, with wide streets serving as firebreaks.

Economy

Higashi Ward has the headquarters of Tōkai Television Broadcasting as well as the NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station.

Education

Transportation

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Nagoya Dome-mae Yada Station

Rail

Highways

Local attractions

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Tokugawa Garden

Notable people from Higashi-ku, Nagoya

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References

  1. 東区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011.