Atsuta-ku, Nagoya

Atsuta (熱田区, Atsuta-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 66,318 and a population density of 8,088 persons per km². The total area was 8.20 km².

Atsuta

熱田区
Atsuta Ward
Atsuta Shrine honden - 2014 - march 18.jpg
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Atsuta Shrine
Kanayama Bus Terminal night view
Location of Atsuta-ku in Nagoya
Location of Atsuta-ku in Nagoya
Atsuta is located in Japan
Atsuta
Atsuta
 
Coordinates: 35°07′41″N 136°54′40″E / 35.12806°N 136.91111°E / 35.12806; 136.91111Coordinates: 35°07′41″N 136°54′40″E / 35.12806°N 136.91111°E / 35.12806; 136.91111
CountryJapan
RegionTōkai region
Chūbu region
PrefectureAichi
Area
 • Total8.20 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
 • Total66,318
 • Density8,100/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeRound Leaf Holly (Ilex rotunda)
- FlowerJapanese iris [1]
Phone number052-961-1111
Address3-1-15 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 460-8508
Websitewww.city.nagoya.jp/atsuta/ (in Japanese)
Atsuta-ku Ward Office

GeographyEdit

Atsuta Ward is located near the geographic center of Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

HistoryEdit

The area of present-day Atsuta Ward was known since ancient times for its association with Atsuta Shrine. Atsuta Town in Aichi District was incorporated with the establishment of the municipality system in the early Meiji period. It was annexed to the city of Nagoya, initially as part of Minami Ward, and became Atsuta Ward in 1937.

EconomyEdit

Atsuta Ward is a major commercial center due to its proximity to the center of Nagoya metropolis. The rolling stock manufacturer Nippon Sharyo has its headquarters in the ward.

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TransportationEdit

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Noted peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 熱田区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 19 March 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2011.