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Location of Kita-ku in Okayama Prefecture
Location of Kita-ku in Okayama Prefecture
Kita ward office
Kita ward office

Kita-ku (北区) is one of four wards of Okayama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 451.03 km² and a population of 295,312. The population density is 655 per square kilometer. The name means "North Ward."

The wards of Okayama were established when Okayama became a city designated by government ordinance on April 1, 2009.

The city has its municipal headquarters in kita-ku.

The South Korean government maintains the Korea Education Institution (Korean: 오카야마한국교육원, Japanese: 岡山韓国教育院) in Kita-ku.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Home". Korean Cultural Center. Retrieved 2020-05-16. (〒700-0023) 1-5-21 Ekimae-cho Kita-ku Okayama-city Okayama-ken, Japan

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Coordinates: 34°39′18″N 133°55′10″E / 34.65500°N 133.91944°E / 34.65500; 133.91944