Chūō-ku, Kobe

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Chūō-ku
中央区
Ward of Kobe
Kobe Kitano weather vane house
Kobe Kitano weather vane house
Location of Chūō-ku in Kobe City
Location of Chūō-ku in Kobe City
Chūō-ku is located in Japan
Chūō-ku
Chūō-ku
 
Coordinates: 34°41′26″N 135°11′45″E / 34.69056°N 135.19583°E / 34.69056; 135.19583Coordinates: 34°41′26″N 135°11′45″E / 34.69056°N 135.19583°E / 34.69056; 135.19583
Country Japan
Region Kinki (Kansai)
Prefecture Hyogo
City Kobe
Area
 • Total 28.46 km2 (10.99 sq mi)
Population (January 31, 2012)
 • Total 127,602
 • Density 4,483.56/km2 (11,612.4/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Flower Petunia
Phone number 078-232-1411
Address 5-1-1 Kumoi-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken 651-8570
Website www.city.kobe.jp/cityoffice/83/gaikoku/english.html

Chūō (中央区 Chūō-ku?) is one of 9 wards of Kobe City in Japan. It has an area of 28.46 km², and a population of 127,602 with 74,814 households as of January 31, 2012. The ward was formed from the 1980 merger of the former Fukiai-ku and Ikuta-ku.

The Consulate-General of Panama in Kobe is located on the eighth floor of the Moriyama Building in Chūō-ku.[1]

Places of note[edit]

Nunobiki Falls
Kobe Nunobiki Herb Park
Ikuta Shrine
Kobe Sorakuen Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Consulates in Kansai Area." Creation Core Higashi Osaka. Retrieved on January 15, 2009.

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