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Higashi ku, Nagoya

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Country  Japan
- Tree  Magnolia liliiflora
Area  7.7 km²
Local time  Saturday 2:00 PM
Prefecture  Aichi
- Flower  Tree peony
Population  74,334 (Nov 2011)
Higashi-ku, Nagoya
Region  Tōkai region Chūbu region
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Weather  12°C, Wind NW at 21 km/h, 47% Humidity
University  Nagoya Future Culture College

Higashi Ward (東区, Higashi-ku) is one of the 16 wards of the city of Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. As of 2011, the ward had an estimated population of 74,334 and a population density of 9,650 persons per km². The total area was 7.7 km².

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Map of Higashi Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Geography

Higashi Ward is located in the center of Nagoya city. It is the smallest of the wards of Nagoya in terms of geographic area.

Surrounding municipalities

  • Chikusa Ward
  • Kita Ward
  • Moriyama Ward
  • Naka Ward
  • History

    Higashi Ward was one of the original four wards of the city of Nagoya, established on April 1, 1908. Most of the area was completed destroyed during the Bombing of Nagoya in World War II. After the war, the layout of the streets was changed to a grid pattern, with wide streets serving as firebreaks.

    Economy

    Higashi Ward has the headquarters of Tōkai Television Broadcasting as well as the NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Station.

    Education

  • Aichi University - Kurumamichi campus
  • Nagoya University – Medical School
  • Nagoya Future Culture College
  • Rail

  • JR Central - Chūō Main Line
  • Ōzone
  • Meitetsu – Seto Line
  • Morishita - Ōzone - Yada
  • Nagoya Municipal Subway – Higashiyama Line
  • Shinsakae-machi - Chikusa
  • Nagoya Municipal Subway – Sakura-dōri Line
  • Takaoka -Kurumamichi
  • Nagoya Municipal Subway – Meijō Line
  • Nagoya Dome-mae Yada – Sunadabashi
  • Nagoya Guideway Bus – Yutorito Line
  • Ōzone – Nagoya Dome-mae Yada – Sunadabashi
  • Highways

  • Ring Route (Nagoya Expressway)
  • Route 1 (Nagoya Expressway)
  • National Route 19
  • National Route 41
  • Local attractions

  • Aichi Arts Center
  • Oasis 21
  • Tokugawa Garden
  • Tokugawa Art Museum
  • Nagoya Dome
  • Cultural Path Futaba Museum
  • Hori Art Museum
  • Morimura Museum of Yamatoe Art
  • Nagoya City Performing Arts Center
  • Catholic Chikaramachi Church
  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Money Museum
  • Nagoya Ceramics Hall
  • Yamazaki Mazak Museum of Art
  • Notable people from Higashi-ku, Nagoya

  • Keiko Takeshita – actress
  • References

    Higashi-ku, Nagoya Wikipedia


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