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.
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Imaike night view
Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
|• Total||18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2019)
|• Density||9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Flowering Dogwood|
|Address||8-37 Kakuōzan-dōri, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644|
Chikusa Ward is located in northeastern Nagoya city.
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.
- JR Central - Chūō Main Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Higashiyama Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Sakura-dōri Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Meijō Line
- 千種区の概要 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2011.
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