Nagata-ku, Kobe

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Location of Nagata-ku in Kobe City

Nagata (長田区, Nagata-ku) is one of 9 wards of Kobe City in Japan. It has an area of 11.46 km², and a population of 96,072 (2018). This region suffered the largest number of casualties in the Great Hanshin earthquake.

Demographics[edit]

Nearly, Nagata-ku's population is deceasing, but foreigners are increasing. Nagata-ku has the largest Korean and Vietnamese Communities in Kobe.

Foreigners in Nagata-ku,Kobe[1]
Nationality Population (2018)
 South Korea 4,485
 Vietnam 1,486
 China 744
Others 458

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Education[edit]

West Kobe Korean Elementary School (西神戸朝鮮初級学校), a North Korean school, is in the ward.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "神戸市 統計)" (PDF). Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "ウリハッキョ一覧" (Archive). Chongryon. Retrieved on October 14, 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Nagata-ku, Kobe at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 34°40′12″N 135°08′39″E / 34.67000°N 135.14417°E / 34.67000; 135.14417