Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

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Chikusa
千種区
Ward
Chikusa Ward
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
Location of Chikusa-ku in Nagoya
Chikusa is located in Japan
Chikusa
Chikusa
 
Coordinates: 35°10′12″N 136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694Coordinates: 35°10′12″N 136°58′01″E / 35.17000°N 136.96694°E / 35.17000; 136.96694
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
Area
 • Total 18.23 km2 (7.04 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 161,196
 • Density 8,840/km2 (22,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Flowering Dogwood
- Flower Hydrangea[1]
Phone number 052-762-3111
Address 8-37 Kakuōzan-dōri, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website www.city.nagoya.jp/chikusa/ (Japanese)
Chikusa-ku Ward Office

Chikusa (千種区 Chikusa-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 151,196 and a population density of 8,840 persons per km². The total area was 18.23 km².

Geography[edit]

Chikusa Ward is located in northeastern Nagoya city.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The town of Chikusa and the village of Higashiyama in Aichi District were annexed by the city of Nagoya on August 22, 1921, becoming part of Higashi Ward. Chikusa Ward was established in 1937. On April 5, 1955 the neighboring village of Idaka was merged into Chikusa Ward.

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Noted people from Chikusa-ku, Nagoya[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 千種区の概要 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 1 October 2007. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

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