Neha Patil

Higashi ku, Hamamatsu

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Country  Japan
Prefecture  Shizuoka
Phone number  053-424-0111
Population  126,499 (1 Jul 2012)
Region  Chūbu
City  Hamamatsu
Area  46.29 km²
Local time  Saturday 1:59 PM
Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Weather  14°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 50% Humidity
University  Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Points of interest  Okaba Park, Anmagawa Park, Handa Park, Yutaka Ryokuchi Park

Higashi-ku (東区, Higashi-ku) is one of seven wards of Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, located in the east-central part of the city. It is the second smallest of the seven wards of Hamamatsu in terms of area, after Naka-ku. It is bordered by Hamakita-ku, Kita-ku, Minami-ku, and Naka-ku.

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Map of Higashi Ward, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Higashi-ku was created on April 1, 2007 when Hamamatsu became a city designated by government ordinance (a "designated city").

Higashi-ku is served by Tenryūgawa Station on the Tōkaidō Main Line, and by Jidōsha-Gakkō-Mae Station, Saginomiya Station, Sekishi Station and Enshū-Nishigasaki Station on the Enshū Railway Line.

Education

The Hamamatsu campus of Escola Alegria de Saber, a network of Brazilian international schools, is in Higashi-ku.

References

Higashi-ku, Hamamatsu Wikipedia


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