Nakamura-ku, Nagoya

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Nakamura-ku
中村区
Ward
JR Central Towers of Nagoya Station serves as the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company
JR Central Towers of Nagoya Station serves as the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company
Location of Nakamura-ku in Aichi Prefecture
Location of Nakamura-ku in Aichi Prefecture
Nakamura-ku is located in Japan
Nakamura-ku
Nakamura-ku
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°10′7″N 136°52′23″E / 35.16861°N 136.87306°E / 35.16861; 136.87306Coordinates: 35°10′7″N 136°52′23″E / 35.16861°N 136.87306°E / 35.16861; 136.87306
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Tōkai region
Prefecture Aichi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 16.31 km2 (6.30 sq mi)
Population (September 2011 [1])
 • Total 136,067
 • Density 8,296/km2 (21,490/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Flower Narcissus (Daffodil) [2]
- Flowering tree Satsuki azalea
Address 愛知県名古屋市中村区竹橋町36-31
453-8501
Phone number 052-451-1241
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/nakamura/ (Japanese)

Nakamura (中村区 nakamura-ku?) is one of the 16 wards of Nagoya, Japan.

History[edit]

Nakamura Ward is famous as the birthplace of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

The modern ward was officially established on October 1, 1937; 77 years ago (1937-10-01).[3]

Places[edit]

Nagoya Station (名古屋駅) is in the ward's Meieki (名駅) district. Inside and nearby the station are several department stores, including Matsuzakaya, Meitetsu Department Store, and Kintetsu Pass'e.

There are two universities, namely Aichi University and Doho University.

Economy[edit]

Central Japan Railway Company has its headquarters in the JR Central Towers in Meieki.[4] Aoki's Pizza has its headquarters in Nakamura-ku.[5] Mori Seiki has its headquarters in Nakamura-ku.[6][7]

Air France has an office in the Nagoya-Daiya Building in Nakamura-ku.[8]

People[edit]

Famous people born in Nakamura Ward include:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 平成23年9月1日現在の世帯数と人口(全市・区別) (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 20 September 2011. 
  2. ^ 中村区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  3. ^ 区 政 概 要 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 2010. p. 16. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Central Japan Railway Company. "Corporate Data". Retrieved June 28, 2009. 
  5. ^ "概要." Aoki's Pizza. Retrieved on February 26, 2010.
  6. ^ "Corporate Profile." Mori Seiki. Retrieved on January 30, 2011. "Nagoya Head Office 2-35-16 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi 450-0002, Japan."
  7. ^ "Bases in Japan." (Direct map image link) Mori Seiki. Retrieved on January 30, 2011. "Nagoya Head Office 2-35-16 Meieki, Nakamura-ku,Nagoya City, Aichi 450-0002, Japan."
  8. ^ "Contact / Air France agencies." Air France Japan. Retrieved on January 16, 2009.
  9. ^ "自己紹介・こんな人". 

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