Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

Chikusa (千種区, Chikusa-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 165,863 and a population density of 9,123 persons per km². The total area was 18.18 km².

Chikusa

千種区
Chikusa Ward
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Nagoya Imaike night view 2016.JPG
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Imaike night view
Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
Chikusa is located in Japan
Chikusa
Chikusa
 
Coordinates: 35°10′12″N 136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694Coordinates: 35°10′12″N 136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694
CountryJapan
RegionTōkai region
Chūbu region
PrefectureAichi
Area
 • Total18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2019)
 • Total165,863
 • Density9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeFlowering Dogwood
- FlowerHydrangea[1]
Phone number052-762-3111
Address8-37 Kakuōzan-dōri, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Websitewww.city.nagoya.jp/chikusa/ (in Japanese)
Chikusa-ku Ward Office
Yōki-sō villa

GeographyEdit

Chikusa Ward is located in northeastern Nagoya city.

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HistoryEdit

The town of Chikusa and the village of Higashiyama in Aichi District were annexed by the city of Nagoya on August 22, 1921, becoming part of Higashi Ward. Chikusa Ward was established in 1937. On April 5, 1955 the neighboring village of Idaka was merged into Chikusa Ward.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 千種区の概要 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2011.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Chikusa-ku, Nagoya at Wikimedia Commons