Population and area
The first population count was held on July 1, 2006 and the ward had an estimated population of 111,723. The total area remains the same at 49.16km².
Neighbouring wards, towns and cities
Iwatsuki-ku is surrounded by Saitama City's Minuma-ku (west), Midori-ku (southwest), the cities of Kawaguchi (south), Koshigaya (southeast), Kasukabe (northeast), the town of Shiraoka (north) and the city of Hasuda (northwest).
- July 1, 1954-Iwatsuki gained city status.
- July 1, 2004-Celebrated their 50th anniversary as a city.
- April 1, 2005-Iwatsuki merged into the city of Saitama and became Iwatsuki-ku.
Iwatsuki-ku has one sister city.
Media related to Iwatsuki-ku, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons
- Iwatsuki-ku official website (Japanese)
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