Suruga-ku, Shizuoka

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Suruga
駿河区
Ward
Suruga Ward
Location of Suruga-ku in  Shizuoka
Location of Suruga-ku in Shizuoka
Suruga is located in Japan
Suruga
Suruga
 
Coordinates: 34°57′38″N 138°24′15″E / 34.96056°N 138.40417°E / 34.96056; 138.40417Coordinates: 34°57′38″N 138°24′15″E / 34.96056°N 138.40417°E / 34.96056; 138.40417
Country Japan
Region Tōkai (Chūbu)
Prefecture Shizuoka
City Shizuoka
Area
 • Total 73.05 km2 (28.20 sq mi)
Population (March 1 2018)
 • Total 211,604
 • Density 2,897/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 054-202-5811
Address 10-40 Minami-Yawata-cho, Suruga-ku Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka-ken 422-8550
Website Suruga-ku home page

Suruga-ku (駿河区, Suruga-ku) is one of three wards of Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan, located in the southern part of the city. The north east of Suruga-ku faces Aoi-ku; the north west faces Shimizu-ku; the south west faces Yaizu city and south east faces Suruga Bay.

Suruga-ku was created on April 1, 2005 when Shizuoka became a city designated by government ordinance (a "designated city"). It consists of the area of Shizuoka prior to its merger with Shimizu, south of the Tōkaidō Main Line rail tracks.

As of March 1 2018, Suruga-ku had a population of 211,604, with a land area of 73.05 square kilometers.

Suruga Ward Office

Education

It has a North Korean school, Shizuoka Korean Elementary and Junior High School (静岡朝鮮初中級学校).

References

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