World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Higashi-ku, Nagoya

Article Id: WHEBN0002618010
Reproduction Date:

Title: Higashi-ku, Nagoya  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Meitetsu Seto Line, Aichi Prefecture, Yutorito Line, Japan National Route 41, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya
Collection: Wards of Nagoya
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Higashi-ku, Nagoya

Higashi Ward
Nagoya Dome from Midland Squa
Nagoya Dome from Midland Squa
Location of Higashi-ku in
Location of Higashi-ku in Nagoya
Higashi is located in Japan
Country Japan
Region Tōkai region
Chūbu region
Prefecture Aichi
 • Total 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (November 2011)
 • Total 74,334
 • Density 9,650/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Magnolia liliiflora [1]
- Flower Tree peony
Phone number 052-935-2271
Address 1-7-74 Tsutsui, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken 464-8644
Website // (Japanese)
Higashi-ku Ward Office

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.


  • Geography 1
    • Surrounding municipalities 1.1
  • History 2
  • Economy 3
  • Education 4
  • Transportation 5
    • Rail 5.1
    • Highways 5.2
  • Local attractions 6
  • Notable people from Higashi-ku, Nagoya 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9


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


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.


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





Local attractions

Tokugawa Garden

Notable people from Higashi-ku, Nagoya


  1. ^ 東区の紹介 (in Japanese). Nagoya City. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2011. 

External links

  • City of Nagoya website - English
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.