Location of Kita-ku in Nagoya
|• Total||17.55 km2 (6.78 sq mi)|
|Population (February 2012)|
|• Density||9,380/km2 (24,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Flower||Cosmos (flower) |
|Address||17-1, Shimizu 4-chome, Kita-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 462-8511|
Kita Ward (北区? Kita-ku) is one of the 16 wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2012, the ward had an estimated population of 164,619 and a population density of 9,380 persons per km². The total area was 17.55 km².
Kita Ward is the north of the center of the city of Nagoya.
Kita Ward was founded in 1944. Its area was expanded in 1946 with an addition from Higashi-ku and again in 1951 with an addition from Naka-ku. In 1955, the village of Kusunoki, formerly part of Nishikasugai District was annexed by Nagoya city, and joined to Kita Ward.
Kita Ward is largely a regional commercial center and bedroom community for central Nagoya.
- Meitetsu - Meitetsu Seto Line
- Meitetsu - Meitetsu Komaki Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Meijō Line
- Nagoya Municipal Subway – Kamiiida Line
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- 北区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 30 March 2009.