Hanamigawa-ku

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Hanamigawa
花見川区
Ward
Hanamigawa Ward
Location of Hanamigawa Ward in Chiba
Location of Hanamigawa Ward in Chiba
Hanamigawa is located in Japan
Hanamigawa
Hanamigawa
 
Coordinates: 35°39′46″N 140°04′09″E / 35.66278°N 140.06917°E / 35.66278; 140.06917Coordinates: 35°39′46″N 140°04′09″E / 35.66278°N 140.06917°E / 35.66278; 140.06917
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Chiba
City Chiba
Area
 • Total 34.24 km2 (13.22 sq mi)
Population (April 2012)
 • Total 179,770
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address 1-1 Mizuho, Hanamigawa-ku Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken
262-8733
Website Official website of Hanamigawa-ku
Hanamigawa Ward Office (Dec 20, 2011)

Hanamigawa Ward (花見川区 Hanamigawa-ku?) is one of the six wards of the city of Chiba in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of April 2012, the ward has an estimated population of 179,770 and a population density of 5,250 persons per km². The total area is 34.24 km².[1]

Geography[edit]

Hanamigawa Ward is located inland in the northernmost part of the city of Chiba. The ward takes its name from the Hanami River, which flows through the ward.

Transportation[edit]

Railroads[edit]

Education[edit]

The Chiba Korean Primary and Junior High School, a North Korea-aligned Korean international school, is located in Hamamigawa-ku.[2]

Noted people from Hanamigawa Ward[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 千葉市の推計人口. Chiba official website (in Japanese). Chiba city. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Home page. Chiba Korean Primary and Junior High School. Retrieved on April 12, 2015. "千葉県千葉市花見川区浪花町965"