Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai

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Location of Wakabayashi-ku in Sendai

Wakabayashi-ku (若林区?) is a ward located in Sendai in Miyagi, Japan.

As of 2005, the ward has an estimated population of 130,478 and the population density of 2609.56 persons per km². The total area is 50 km². In the aftermath of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, the area was severely damaged, especially in Arahama district, where almost all 2,700 houses were destroyed and swept away by tsunamis.[1]


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  1. ^ NHK special broadcast, 1425UTC, 12 March 2011.

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Coordinates: 38°14′39″N 140°54′3″E / 38.24417°N 140.90083°E / 38.24417; 140.90083