Wards of Japan

subdivision of cities designated by government ordinance in Japan

In Japan, a ward (Japanese: 区, Ku) is one of the divisions of a large city.

Japanese cities subdivided into wards.[1]

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  1. Since map was made the following additional cities were divided into wards: Hamamatsu (between Nagoya and Shizuoka), Okayama (between Hiroshima and Kobe) and Sapporo and Kumamoto.

Other websitesEdit

  • "Large City System of Japan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-09-17.; graphic shows wards compared with other Japanese city types at p. 1 [PDF 7 of 40]