Kita-ku, Kyoto

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Kita

北区
Ward of Kyoto
Kinkaku, the Golden Pavilion of Rokuon-ji, is one of the most famous landmarks of Kita-ku.
Kinkaku, the Golden Pavilion of Rokuon-ji, is one of the most famous landmarks of Kita-ku.
Location of Kita-ku in Kyoto
Location of Kita-ku in Kyoto
Kita is located in Japan
Kita
Kita
Location of Kita-ku in Japan
Coordinates: 35°2′28″N 135°45′15″E / 35.04111°N 135.75417°E / 35.04111; 135.75417Coordinates: 35°2′28″N 135°45′15″E / 35.04111°N 135.75417°E / 35.04111; 135.75417
Founded 1955
Area
 • Total 94.88 km2 (36.63 sq mi)
Highest elevation
895 m (2,936 ft)
Lowest elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
(October 1, 2015)
 • Total 119,474
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Website www.city.kyoto.lg.jp/kita/

Kita (北区, Kita-ku) is one of the eleven wards in the city of Kyoto, in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Its name means "North Ward." As of 2016, the ward has an estimated population of 119,074 people.[1]

Demographics

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1960 123,230 —    
1970 135,681 +10.1%
1980 136,181 +0.4%
1990 127,348 −6.5%
2000 126,125 −1.0%
2010 122,037 −3.2%
2015 119,474 −2.1%
Source: [1]

Education

Universities

Primary and secondary schools

The community previously had a North Korean school, Kyoto Korean No. 3 Elementary School (京都朝鮮第三初級学校).[2]

Culture

Temples and Landmarks

References

  1. ^ "京都市統計ポータル/京都市の人口" (in Japanese). Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "ウリハッキョ一覧" (Archive). Chongryon. November 6, 2005. Retrieved on October 15, 2015.

External links

Media related to Kita-ku, Kyoto at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website (in Japanese)


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