Minami-ku, Hamamatsu

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Minami

南区
Minami Ward
Minami Ward Office, Hamamatsu
Minami Ward Office, Hamamatsu
Location of Minami-ku in Shizuoka
Location of Minami-ku in Shizuoka
Minami is located in Japan
Minami
Minami
 
Coordinates: 34°40′02″N 137°45′8″E / 34.66722°N 137.75222°E / 34.66722; 137.75222Coordinates: 34°40′02″N 137°45′8″E / 34.66722°N 137.75222°E / 34.66722; 137.75222
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu
PrefectureShizuoka
CityHamamatsu
Area
 • Total46.84 km2 (18.09 sq mi)
Population
(March 1, 2018)
 • Total100,692
 • Density2,150/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Phone number053-425-1111
Address600-1 Enoshima-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 430-0898
WebsiteMinami-ku home page

Minami-ku (南区, Minami-ku) is one of seven wards of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, located in the south of the city. It is bordered by Naka-ku, Higashi-ku, Nishi-ku, and the city of Iwata and Pacific Ocean. It has the 5th largest area and the 4th largest population of the seven wards of Hamamatsu. Much of Minami-ku is still rural, with farms and rice fields.

Suzuki headquarters

Minami-ku was created on April 1, 2007 when Hamamatsu became a city designated by government ordinance (a "designated city").

Minami-ku is served by Takatsuka Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line railway.

Suzuki has its headquarters in Minami-ku.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Head Office & Plants." Suzuki. Retrieved on June 12, 2012. "300, Takatsuka-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu City, JAPAN 432-8611"