Meitō-ku, Nagoya

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Meitō-ku
名東
Ward
Location of Meitō-ku in Nagoya
Location of Meitō-ku in Nagoya
Meitō-ku is located in Japan
Meitō-ku
Meitō-ku
 
Coordinates: 35°10′33″N 137°0′37″E / 35.17583°N 137.01028°E / 35.17583; 137.01028Coordinates: 35°10′33″N 137°0′37″E / 35.17583°N 137.01028°E / 35.17583; 137.01028
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
 • Total 19.44 km2 (7.51 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 161,416
 • Density 8,300/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata [1]
- Flower Dianthus
Phone number 052-773-1111
Address 2-15 Kamisha, Meitō-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/meito/ (Japanese)
Meitō-ku Ward Office

Meitō-ku (名東区 Meitō-ku ?) is one of the 16 wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2011, the ward had an estimated population of 161,416 and a population density of 8,300 persons per km². The total area was 19.44 km².

Geography[edit]

Meitō Ward is located in eastern Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present Meitō-ku was formerly part of Aichi District and Higashikasugai District. Incorporated into the city of Nagoya by 1955 and divided between Chikusa Ward and Showa Ward, it became a separate ward on February 1, 1975.

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Noted people from Meitō-ku, Nagoya[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "名東区の紹介" (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 9 September 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

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