Nishi-ku (Japanese: 西区, Hepburn: Nishi-ku, lit. "western ward") is one of the 16 wards in the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2019, the ward has an estimated population of 150,480 and a population density of 8,393 persons per km². The total area is 17.93 km².
|Region||Chūbu region |
|• Total||17.93 km2 (6.92 sq mi)|
(1 October 2019)
|• Density||8,400/km2 (22,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||愛知県名古屋市西区花の木二丁目18番1号|
The ward was established in 1908.
The Hotel Nagoya Castle is located there.
The small historical street Shike-michi runs parallel to the Hori Canal. It was used by merchants during the Edo period and is now a historical property.
A museum of the ceramic maker Noritake and the company's headquarters are located in Nishi Ward, and nearby is also the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology.
A popular park are the Shōnai Greens.
The Nagoya Lucent Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Japan, is located in the ward.
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