Minami Ward Office, Hamamatsu
Location of Minami-ku in Shizuoka
|• Total||47.02 km2 (18.15 sq mi)|
|Population (July 1, 2012)|
|• Density||2,170/km2 (5,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||600-1 Enoshima-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 430-0898|
|Website||Minami-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.
Minami-ku was created on April 1, 2007 when Hamamatsu became a city designated by government ordinance (a "designated city").
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