Meitō-ku, Nagoya

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Meitō

名東区
Meitō Ward
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Location of Meitō-ku in Nagoya
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Meitō
 
Coordinates: 35°10′33″N137°0′37″E / 35.17583°N 137.01028°E / 35.17583; 137.01028 Coordinates: 35°10′33″N137°0′37″E / 35.17583°N 137.01028°E / 35.17583; 137.01028
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
City Nagoya
Area
  Total19.45 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
  Total165,287
  Density8,500/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- Tree Zelkova serrata [1]
- Flower Dianthus
Phone number052-773-1111
Address2-15 Kamisha, Meitō-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/meito/ (in Japanese)
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Meitō-ku Ward Office

Meitō-ku (名東区, Meitō-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 165,287 and a population density of 8,498 persons per km². The total area was 19.45 km².

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Geography

Meitō Ward is located in eastern Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalities

History

The area of present Meitō-ku was formerly part of Aichi District and Higashikasugai District. Incorporated into the city of Nagoya by 1955 and divided between Chikusa Ward and Showa Ward, it became a separate ward on February 1, 1975.

Education

Transportation

Railroads

Highways

Noted people from Meitō-ku, Nagoya

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References

  1. 名東区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 9 September 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011.