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|Merged||March 21, 2005
(now part of Niigata)
|• Total||24.76 km2 (9.56 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
On March 21, 2005, Nishikawa, along with the cities of Niitsu, Shirone and Toyosaka, the towns of Kameda, Kosudo and Yokogoshi (all from Nakakanbara District), and the villages of Ajikata, Iwamuro, Katahigashi, Nakanokuchi and Tsukigata (all from Nishikanbara District), was merged into the expanded city of Niigata. As of April 1, 2007, the area is part of the Nishi-ku ward.
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