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Nishi-ku, Sakai

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Nishi-ku, Sakai

Nishi-ku in the city

Nishi-ku (西区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 28.62 km² and a population of 133,583. The population density is 4,667 per square kilometer.[1] The name means "West Ward."

The wards of Sakai were established when Sakai became a city designated by government ordinance on April 1, 2006.


  1. ^ 西区役所 : 堺市ホームページ (Ward office official home page) (Retrieved on June 23, 2009)

External links

  • Ward office official webpage (Japanese)

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