Kita Ward (北区, Kita-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 163,555 and a population density of 9,330 persons per km². The total area was 17.53 km².
|• Total||17.53 km2 (6.77 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2019)
|• Density||9,300/km2 (24,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Flower||Cosmos (flower)|
|Address||17-1, Shimizu 4-chome, Kita-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 462-8511|
Kita Ward is the north of the center of the city of Nagoya.
Kita Ward was founded in 1944. Its area was expanded in 1946 with an addition from Higashi-ku and again in 1951 with an addition from Naka-ku. In 1955, the village of Kusunoki, formerly part of Nishikasugai District was annexed by Nagoya city, and joined to Kita Ward.
Kita Ward is largely a regional commercial center and bedroom community for central Nagoya.
- Meitetsu - Meitetsu Seto Line
- Meitetsu - Meitetsu Komaki Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Meijō Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Kamiiida Line
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- 北区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 30 March 2009.