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Ajikata (味方村, Ajikata-mura) was a village located in Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

Ajikata

味方村
Former municipality
Flag of Ajikata
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Official seal of Ajikata
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Location of Ajikata in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Ajikata in Niigata Prefecture
CountryJapan
RegionHokuriku
PrefectureNiigata Prefecture
DistrictNishikanbara District
MergedMarch 21, 2005
(now part of Niigata)
Area
 • Total14.44 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total4,685
Symbols
 • TreeZelkova
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)

As of 2005, the village had an estimated population of 4,506 and a density of 312.05 persons per km². The total area was 14.44 km².

On March 21, 2005 Ajikata, along with the cities of Niitsu, Shirone and Toyosaka, the towns of Kameda, Kosudo and Yokogoshi (all from Nakakanbara District), the town of Nishikawa, and the villages of Iwamuro, Katahigashi, Nakanokuchi and Tsukigata (all from Nishikanbara District), was merged into the expanded city of Niigata. As of April 1, 2007, the area is part of the Minami-ku ward.