Location of Nishi ward in Nagoya city
|• Total||17.89 km2 (6.91 sq mi)|
|Population (September 2011)|
|• Density||8,079/km2 (20,920/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||愛知県名古屋市西区花の木二丁目18番1号
The ward was established in 1908.
The small historical street Shike-michi runs parallel to the Hori Canal. It was used by merchants during the Edo period and is now a historical property.
A museum of the ceramic maker Noritake and the company's headquarters are located in Nishi Ward, and nearby is also the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology.
A popular park are the Shōnai Greens.
The Nagoya Lucent Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Japan, is located in the ward.
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- "Company Profile." Marukawa. Retrieved on June 15, 2014. "No.9-9, Shinmichi 1-Chome, Nishi-Ku, Nagoya 451-8571" - Japanese address: "本社 愛知県名古屋市西区新道一丁目9番9号"
- Media related to Nishi-ku, Nagoya at Wikimedia Commons