Kasuga, Fukuoka

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Kasuga
春日市
City
Kasuga city hall
Kasuga city hall
Location of Kasuga in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Kasuga in Fukuoka Prefecture
Kasuga is located in Japan
Kasuga
Kasuga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°E / 33.533; 130.467Coordinates: 33°32′N 130°28′E / 33.533°N 130.467°E / 33.533; 130.467
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Sumikazu Inoue
Area
 • Total 14.15 km2 (5.46 sq mi)
Population (April 2008)
 • Total 107,604
 • Density 7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Nagi (Nageia nagi)
- Flower Lily
Address 3-1-5, Haramachi, Kasuga-shi, Fukuoka-ken
816-8501
Phone number 092-584-1111
Website City of Kasuga

Kasuga (春日市 Kasuga-shi?) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 107,604 and a population density of 7,600 persons per km². The total area is 14.15 km².

The city was founded on April 1, 1972. It is directly south of Fukuoka City, and west of Onojo. It also has a border with Nakagawa. Kasuga station is on the JR Kagoshima Main Line, while Kasugabaru Station is on the Nishitetsu Tenjin Ōmuta Line. The Hakata-Minami Line also terminates here.

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force has its western regional headquarters here. There is a Seiyu mall, and several large parks. Kasuga Park has a baseball stadium, tennis courts, and a children's playground with a large jungle gym. Shirozu Park has a children's adventure playground and a large lake. There are also several reservoirs in the area.

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