Nishi-ku, Hiroshima

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Location of Nishi-ku in Hiroshima city

Nishi-ku (西区?) is one of eight wards in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The Hiroshima-Nishi Airport is located in Nishi-ku.


Geography[edit]

The ward of Nishi-ku is in the southwest part of Hiroshima. There are many mountains, but the other wards are mostly larger in area. There are many mountains in the north of the ward of Nishi-ku, and its width (geographic plane) is very narrow. It borders the ocean (Hiroshima Bay) to the south.

Neighbors[edit]

Economy[edit]

Sporting equipment companies Mikasa Sports and Molten Corporation have their headquarters in Nishi-ku.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Profile." Molten Corporation. Retrieved on March 10, 2016. "1-8 Yokogawa Shin-machi, Nishi-ku Hiroshima 733-0013, Japan"
  2. ^ "Company Profile." Mikasa Sports. Retrieved on September 9, 2012. "11-2, 3-chome, Kusunoki-cho, Nishi-ku Hiroshima 733-0002, Japan"
  3. ^ "会社概要." Mikasa Sports. Retrieved on September 9, 2013. "所在地 広島市西区楠木町3丁目11番2号"

Coordinates: 34°23′38″N 132°26′4″E / 34.39389°N 132.43444°E / 34.39389; 132.43444