Kita-ku, Nagoya

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Kita

北区
Kita Ward
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Meijō Park
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Location of Kita-ku in Nagoya
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Kita
 
Coordinates: 35°11′39″N136°54′42″E / 35.19417°N 136.91167°E / 35.19417; 136.91167 Coordinates: 35°11′39″N136°54′42″E / 35.19417°N 136.91167°E / 35.19417; 136.91167
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
  Total17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total163,555
  Density9,300/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Sakura
- Flower Cosmos (flower) [1]
Phone number052-911-3131
Address17-1, Shimizu 4-chome, Kita-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 462-8511
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/kita/ (in Japanese)

Kita Ward (北区, Kita-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 163,555 and a population density of 9,330 persons per km². The total area was 17.53 km².

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Kita-ku Ward Office

Geography

Kita Ward is the north of the center of the city of Nagoya.

Surrounding municipalities

History

Kita Ward was founded in 1944. Its area was expanded in 1946 with an addition from Higashi-ku and again in 1951 with an addition from Naka-ku. In 1955, the village of Kusunoki, formerly part of Nishikasugai District was annexed by Nagoya city, and joined to Kita Ward.

Economy

Kita Ward is largely a regional commercial center and bedroom community for central Nagoya.

Transportation

Railroads

Highways

Local attractions

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ASTRO Tower

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References

  1. 北区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 30 March 2009.