Higashi-ku, Sakai


Higashi-ku (東区) is a ward of the city of Sakai in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The ward has an area of 10.48 km² and a population of 85,263. The population density is 8,136 per square kilometer.[1] The name means "East Ward."

higashi-ku in the city

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




  1. ^ 東区役所のホームページ : 堺市ホームページ Archived 2009-07-21 at the Wayback Machine (Ward office official home page) (Retrieved on June 23, 2009)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Higashi-ku, Sakai at Wikimedia Commons

  • Ward office official webpage (in Japanese)
  •   Geographic data related to Higashi-ku, Sakai at OpenStreetMap

Coordinates: 34°32′17.49″N 135°32′11.73″E / 34.5381917°N 135.5365917°E / 34.5381917; 135.5365917