Kasuga (春日市, Kasuga-shi) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. As of August 31, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 112,894 and a population density of 7,978.37 persons per km². The total area is 14.15 km².
|• Mayor||Sumikazu Inoue|
|• Total||14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)|
(August 31, 2016)
|• Density||7,978.37/km2 (20,663.9/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||3-1-5, Haramachi, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka-ken|
|Tree||Nagi (Nageia nagi)|
The city was founded on April 1, 1972. It is directly south of Fukuoka City, and west of Onojo. It also has a border with Nakagawa. Kasuga station is on the JR Kagoshima Main Line, while Kasugabaru Station is on the Nishitetsu Tenjin Ōmuta Line. The Hakata-Minami Line also terminates here.
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force has its western regional headquarters here, namely the Kasuga Air Base. There is a Seiyu mall, and several large parks. Kasuga Park （春日公園）has a baseball stadium, a football stadium, tennis courts, and a children's playground with a large jungle gym. Shirozu Park (白水大池公園)has a children's adventure playground and a large lake. There are also several reservoirs in the area. Also, there are a lot of cherry blossoms during the spring season. There are 12 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, 1 high school, and 2 universities/community colleges in Kasuga. Kasuga is well known for having many temples and traditional events such as Kasuga Andon Festival.