Location of Nishikan-ku in Niigata City
Nishikan-ku (西蒲区 Nishikan-ku) is one of the eight wards of Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The ward was created on April 1, 2007 when Niigata became a government-designated city .
Nishikan-ku is composed of five former independent districts. They were the towns and villages of Maki, Nishikawa, Iwamuro, Katahigashi and Nakanokuchi.
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Coordinates: 37°45′38″N 138°53′21″E / 37.76056°N 138.88917°E