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Hanamigawa Ward (花見川区, Hanamigawa-ku) is one of the six wards of the city of Chiba in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the ward has an estimated population of 179,770 and a population density of 5,250 persons per km². The total area is 34.24 km².[1]

Hanamigawa

花見川区
Hanamigawa Ward
Location of Hanamigawa Ward in Chiba
Location of Hanamigawa Ward in Chiba
Hanamigawa is located in Japan
Hanamigawa
Hanamigawa
 
Coordinates: 35°39′46″N 140°04′09″E / 35.66278°N 140.06917°E / 35.66278; 140.06917Coordinates: 35°39′46″N 140°04′09″E / 35.66278°N 140.06917°E / 35.66278; 140.06917
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureChiba
CityChiba
Area
 • Total34.24 km2 (13.22 sq mi)
Population
 (April 2012)
 • Total179,770
 • Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Address1-1 Mizuho, Hanamigawa-ku Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken
262-8733
WebsiteOfficial website of Hanamigawa-ku
Hanamigawa Ward Office (Dec 20, 2011)

GeographyEdit

Hanamigawa Ward is located inland in the northernmost part of the city of Chiba. The ward takes its name from the Hanami River, which flows through the ward.

PlacesEdit

TransportationEdit

EducationEdit

The Chiba Korean Primary and Junior High School, a North Korea-aligned Korean international school, is located in Hamamigawa-ku.[2]

Noted people from Hanamigawa WardEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 千葉市の推計人口. Chiba official website (in Japanese). Chiba city. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  2. ^ Home page. Chiba Korean Primary and Junior High School. Retrieved on April 12, 2015. "千葉県千葉市花見川区浪花町965"