Aki District, Hiroshima

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Coordinates: 34°21′12″N 132°33′27″E / 34.3532°N 132.5574°E / 34.3532; 132.5574

Location of Aki District in Hiroshima Prefecture

Aki (安芸郡, Aki-gun) is a district, and is within the Minami-ku, Hiroshima ward, Ward (electoral subdivision), one of the eight wards that comprise the Hiroshima Prefecture, in Japan. 'Minami', is Japanese for 'South'. 'Ku', is loosely suggestive of a division, such as 'compartment', 'boundary', etc..

It is the location of Mazda's automobile factory which has been on the site since the early 1930s.

As of 1798 population data but counting decreases due to the March 20, 2005 merger, the district has an estimated population of 116,573 and a density of 1588 persons per km2. The total area is 73.41 km2.

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